Q82 - Other congenital malformations of skin

Version 2023
Short Description:Other congenital malformations of skin
Long Description:Other congenital malformations of skin
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Other congenital malformations (Q80-Q89)
      • Other congenital malformations of skin (Q82)

Q82 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other congenital malformations of skin. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Other congenital malformations of skin

Non-specific codes like Q82 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other congenital malformations of skin:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.0 for Hereditary lymphedema
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.1 for Xeroderma pigmentosum
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.2 for Congenital cutaneous mastocytosis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.3 for Incontinentia pigmenti
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.4 for Ectodermal dysplasia (anhidrotic)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.5 for Congenital non-neoplastic nevus
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.6 for Congenital sacral dimple
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.8 for Other specified congenital malformations of skin
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q82.9 for Congenital malformation of skin, unspecified

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Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

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Skin Conditions

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

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.

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