ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L99

Oth disorders of skin, subcu in diseases classd elswhr

Diagnosis Code L99

ICD-10: L99
Short Description: Oth disorders of skin, subcu in diseases classd elswhr
Long Description: Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L99

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu in diseases classd elswhr (L99)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L99 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • African trypanosomiasis affecting skin
  • Amyloidosis limited to skin
  • Chagas' exanthem
  • Cutaneous complication of systemic sclerosis
  • Dermatosis due to parasite
  • Dermatosis resulting from vascular insufficiency
  • Disorder of lymphatics affecting the skin
  • Metabolic and nutritional disorders affecting skin
  • Non-specific cutaneous reaction in Hodgkin's disease
  • Pseudoscleroderma due to rheumatoid disease
  • Rheumatoid neutrophilic dermatitis
  • Secondary xanthomatous infiltration of the skin
  • Skin disorder associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Skin involvement in bacterial endocarditis
  • Skin lesion in drug addict
  • Small vessel thrombosis of skin
  • Spinal cord defect affecting skin
  • Systemic diseases affecting skin
  • Trypanosomiasis affecting skin

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L99 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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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