ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 690.18

Sebrrheic dermatitis NEC

Diagnosis Code 690.18

ICD-9: 690.18
Short Description: Sebrrheic dermatitis NEC
Long Description: Other seborrheic dermatitis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 690.18

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709)
    • Other inflammatory conditions of skin and subcutaneous tissue (690-698)
      • 690 Erythematosquamous dermatosis

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • L21.8 - Other seborrheic dermatitis

  • Acute generalized seborrheic dermatitis
  • Annular seborrheide
  • Erythrodermic seborrheic dermatitis
  • Facial seborrheic dermatitis
  • Flexural seborrheic dermatitis
  • Perianal seborrheic dermatitis
  • Pityriasiform seborrheic dermatitis
  • Pityriasis simplex
  • Seborrheic eczema-like eruption
  • Seborrhoeide
  • Truncal seborrheic dermatitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Also called: Dermatitis

Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. It is not dangerous, but most types cause red, swollen and itchy skin. Factors that can cause eczema include other diseases, irritating substances, allergies and your genetic makeup. Eczema is not contagious.

The most common type of eczema is atopic dermatitis. It is an allergic condition that makes your skin dry and itchy. It is most common in babies and children.

Eczema is a chronic disease. You can prevent some types of eczema by avoiding irritants, stress, and the things you are allergic to.

  • Atopic dermatitis -- self-care
  • Atopic eczema
  • Dyshidrotic eczema
  • Nummular eczema
  • Seborrheic dermatitis

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