Systemic sclerosis [scleroderma] (M34)

Browse all the diagnosis codes used for systemic sclerosis [scleroderma] (m34). For easy navigation, the diagnosis codes are sorted in alphabetical order and grouped by sections. Each section is clearly marked with its description, and the corresponding three-digit code range. This format makes it simple to browse diagnosis codes in this chapter or section and find what you're looking for. We've also added green checkmark icons to label billable codes, and red warning icons for non-billable ones. This makes it easy to identify which codes can be billed.

Clinical Information

Calcinosis Cutis - Pathological deposition of calcium in the skin and subcutaneous tissue. Excessive calcification of the skin may be associated with underlying diseases that cause tissue damage (e.g., EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME; PSEUDOXANTHOMA ELASTICUM; ROTHMUND-THOMSON SYNDROME; and WERNER SYNDROME) or that cause abnormal calcium and phosphate metabolism (e.g., CALCIPHYLAXIS; CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE; HYPERPARATHYROIDISM; and SARCOIDOSIS).

CREST Syndrome - A mild form of LIMITED SCLERODERMA, a multi-system disorder. Its features include symptoms of CALCINOSIS; RAYNAUD DISEASE; ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY DISORDERS; sclerodactyly, and TELANGIECTASIS. When the defect in esophageal function is not prominent, it is known as CRST syndrome.

Instructional Notations

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.

  • circumscribed scleroderma L94.0
  • neonatal scleroderma P83.88