ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L98.6

Oth infiltrative disorders of the skin, subcu

Diagnosis Code L98.6

ICD-10: L98.6
Short Description: Oth infiltrative disorders of the skin, subcu
Long Description: Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L98.6

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu, not elsewhere classified (L98)

Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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