Valid for Submission
L12.30 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acquired epidermolysis bullosa, unspecified. The code L12.30 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code L12.30 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acquired epidermolysis bullosa, conjunctivitis associated with autoimmune skin disorder, conjunctivitis associated with epidermolysis bullosa, epidermal fragility, epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, brunsting-perry type , epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, bullous pemphigoid-like, etc.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like L12.30 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code L12.30 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
- Conjunctivitis associated with autoimmune skin disorder
- Conjunctivitis associated with epidermolysis bullosa
- Epidermal fragility
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, Brunsting-Perry type
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, bullous pemphigoid-like
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, cicatricial pemphigoid-like
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, classical acral type
- Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita, oral mucosal involvement
- EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA ACQUISITA-. form of epidermolysis bullosa characterized by trauma induced subepidermal blistering with no family history of the disease. direct immunofluorescence shows immunoglobulin g deposited at the dermo epidermal junction.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert L12.30 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code L12.30 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
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
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