ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L52

Erythema nodosum

Diagnosis Code L52

ICD-10: L52
Short Description: Erythema nodosum
Long Description: Erythema nodosum
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L52

Valid for Submission
The code L52 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Urticaria and erythema (L49-L54)
      • Erythema nodosum (L52)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L52 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Acne fulminans
  • Acne fulminans with erythema nodosum
  • Acute panniculitis
  • Chronic erythema
  • Chronic erythema nodosum migrans
  • Coccidioidomycosis with erythema nodosum
  • Drug-induced erythema nodosum
  • Drug-induced panniculitis
  • Erythema induratum
  • Erythema nodosum
  • Erythema nodosum due to bacterial infection
  • Erythema nodosum due to bacterial infection
  • Erythema nodosum due to bacterial infection
  • Erythema nodosum due to streptococcal infection
  • Erythema nodosum due to Yersinia enterocolitica
  • Erythema nodosum leprosum
  • Erythema nodosum migrans
  • Erythema nodosum, acute form
  • Erythema nodosum, chronic form
  • Infectious sequelae of disorders
  • Lepromatous skin complications
  • Lobular panniculitis
  • Sarcoidosis-induced erythema nodosum
  • Sequelae of leprosy
  • Type 2 lepra reaction
  • Yersinia erythema nodosum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L52 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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cryotherapy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cutaneous skin tags (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dry skin -- self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Erythema multiforme (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Granuloma annulare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Keratosis pilaris (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lichen planus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Milia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Sebaceous cyst (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Seborrheic keratosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin lesion removal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers (Medical Encyclopedia)

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