ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 691.8

Other atopic dermatitis

Diagnosis Code 691.8

ICD-9: 691.8
Short Description: Other atopic dermatitis
Long Description: Other atopic dermatitis and related conditions
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 691.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709)
    • Other inflammatory conditions of skin and subcutaneous tissue (690-698)
      • 691 Atopic dermatitis and related conditions

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Adult atopic dermatitis
  • Adult atopic dermatitis commencing in adult life
  • Adult atopic dermatitis persistent from childhood
  • Adult atopic dermatitis recurrent in adult life
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Atopic dermatitis aggravated by type 1 immune reaction
  • Atopic dermatitis of eyelid
  • Atopic dermatitis of face
  • Atopic dermatitis of hands
  • Atopic dermatitis of scalp
  • Atopic immunoglobulin E-mediated allergic disorder
  • Atopic neurodermatitis
  • Besnier's prurigo
  • Cheilitis due to atopic dermatitis
  • Childhood atopic dermatitis
  • Chronic lichenified atopic dermatitis
  • Diffuse neurodermatitis of Brocq
  • Discoid atopic dermatitis
  • Discoid pattern atopic hand dermatitis
  • Eczema of face
  • Eczema of leg
  • Eczema of wrist
  • Erythrodermic atopic dermatitis
  • Flexural atopic dermatitis
  • Flexural eczema
  • Follicular atopic dermatitis
  • Generalized atopic dermatitis
  • Inverse pattern atopic dermatitis
  • Köbner phenomenon
  • Neurodermatitis of external ear
  • Non-immunoglobulin E-mediated atopic disorder
  • Photoaggravated atopic dermatitis
  • Photosensitive atopic dermatitis
  • Pruriginous atopic dermatitis
  • Prurigo of pregnancy
  • Strachan's syndrome

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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