ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L90.9

Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified

Diagnosis Code L90.9

ICD-10: L90.9
Short Description: Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified
Long Description: Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L90.9

Valid for Submission
The code L90.9 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)
      • Atrophic disorders of skin (L90)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L90.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 606 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 607 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

Synonyms
  • Atrophic condition of skin
  • Atrophic spots of skin
  • Atrophic spots of skin
  • Atrophoderma
  • Atrophy of skin caused by drug
  • Cutaneous atrophy due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cutaneous complication of rheumatoid disease
  • Drug-induced pseudoscleroderma
  • Local panatrophy
  • Nevus atrophicus
  • Pseudoscleroderma caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Sclerosis of the skin

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)


[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code L90.8
Next Code
L91 Next Code