ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L98.5

Mucinosis of the skin

Diagnosis Code L98.5

ICD-10: L98.5
Short Description: Mucinosis of the skin
Long Description: Mucinosis of the skin
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L98.5

Valid for Submission
The code L98.5 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)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu, not elsewhere classified (L98)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L98.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Acral persistent papular mucinosis
  • Cutaneous focal mucinosis
  • Diffuse cutaneous mucinosis
  • Focal primary mucinosis of skin
  • Follicular mucinosis type mycosis fungoides
  • Idiopathic benign cutaneous mucinosis
  • Lichen myxedematosus
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated papulonodular mucinosis
  • Mucinosis affecting skin
  • Reticular erythematous mucinosis
  • Scleromyxedema
  • Secondary catabolic mucinosis of skin
  • Secondary catabolic mucinosis of skin
  • Secondary catabolic mucinosis of skin
  • Self-healing juvenile cutaneous mucinosis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L98.5 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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  • 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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