ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L85.8

Other specified epidermal thickening

Diagnosis Code L85.8

ICD-10: L85.8
Short Description: Other specified epidermal thickening
Long Description: Other specified epidermal thickening
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L85.8

Valid for Submission
The code L85.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Other epidermal thickening (L85)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L85.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Acquired keratosis follicularis
  • Acquired keratosis pilaris
  • Acquired palmoplantar keratosis
  • Acquired palmoplantar keratosis
  • Acrokeratosis
  • Arsenical keratosis
  • Arsenical keratosis of the palms AND/OR soles
  • Chronic eczema
  • Cutaneous horn
  • Eruptive keratoacanthoma
  • Focal acral hyperkeratosis
  • Giant keratoacanthoma
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Hyperkeratotic eczema of hands and feet
  • Hyperkeratotic eczema of soles
  • Hypotrichosis with keratosis pilaris
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, annular
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, guttate
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, intertriginous
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, isomorphous
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, plaque
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, rupial
  • Keratoacanthoma
  • Keratoacanthoma of eyelid
  • Keratoacanthoma of skin
  • Keratoacanthoma of skin of wrist
  • Multiple minute digitate hyperkeratosis of Goldstein
  • Neoplasm of skin of wrist
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of eyelid
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of face
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of upper limb
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin of wrist
  • Progressive keratoderma tylodes
  • Pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia
  • Retention hyperkeratosis
  • Retention hyperkeratosis due to neglect
  • Skin disease caused by arsenic
  • Smokers keratosis
  • Solitary keratoacanthoma
  • Subungual keratoacanthoma
  • Superficial keratosis
  • Superficial keratosis
  • Superficial keratosis
  • Tar keratosis
  • Toxicoderma

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L85.8 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

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  • Keratosis pilaris (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lichen planus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Milia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Sebaceous cyst (Medical Encyclopedia)
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  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers (Medical Encyclopedia)

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