ICD-9 Code 701.8

Other specified hypertrophic and atrophic conditions of skin

Not Valid for Submission

701.8 is a legacy non-billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified hypertrophic and atrophic conditions of skin. This code was replaced on September 30, 2015 by its ICD-10 equivalent.

ICD-9: 701.8
Short Description:Skin hypertro/atroph NEC
Long Description:Other specified hypertrophic and atrophic conditions of skin

Convert 701.8 to ICD-10

The following crosswalk between ICD-9 to ICD-10 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • L11.9 - Acantholytic disorder, unspecified
  • L57.2 - Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae
  • L57.4 - Cutis laxa senilis
  • L66.4 - Folliculitis ulerythematosa reticulata
  • L90.4 - Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans
  • L90.8 - Other atrophic disorders of skin
  • L91.8 - Other hypertrophic disorders of the skin
  • L92.2 - Granuloma faciale [eosinophilic granuloma of skin]
  • L98.5 - Mucinosis of the skin

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709)
    • Other diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue (700-709)
      • 701 Other hypertrophic and atrophic conditions of skin

Information for Medical Professionals


  • Acral persistent papular mucinosis
  • Acrodermatitis atrophicans chronica
  • Acrokerato-elastoidosis
  • Application site atrophy
  • Atrophia cutis senilis
  • Atrophic condition of skin
  • Atrophoderma neuriticum
  • Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini
  • Atrophoderma vermiculatum
  • Atrophy of skin due to drug
  • Atrophy of skin due to systemic corticosteroid
  • Atrophy of skin due to topical corticosteroid
  • Circumoral rhytides
  • Confluent AND reticulate papillomatosis
  • Cutaneous atrophy due to rheumatoid arthritis
  • Cutaneous focal mucinosis
  • Cutaneous papillomatosis
  • Cutis laxa senilis
  • Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae
  • Diffuse and macular atrophic dermatosis of Stevanovic
  • Diffuse cutaneous mucinosis
  • Elastoderma
  • Elastosis senilis
  • Extensive lipodermatosclerosis
  • Fine wrinkles on face
  • Focal primary mucinosis of skin
  • Follicular atrophoderma
  • Follicular atrophoderma and basal cell epitheliomata
  • Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Follicular mucinosis type mycosis fungoides
  • Gower's panatrophy
  • Granuloma faciale
  • Hypogonadal facial wrinkling
  • Idiopathic benign cutaneous mucinosis
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, acute
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, annular
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, chronic
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, generalized exfoliative
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, guttate
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, intertriginous
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, isomorphous
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, plaque
  • Inflammatory hyperkeratotic dermatosis, rupial
  • Injection site atrophy
  • Intrinsic aging of skin
  • Keratosis lichenoides chronica
  • Lichen myxedematosus
  • Local panatrophy
  • Localized abdominal wall skin atrophy
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated papulonodular mucinosis
  • Mucinosis affecting skin
  • Mucosal plaque
  • Nevus corniculatus, acantholytic epidermal nevus
  • Nodular elastosis with cysts AND comedones of Favre and Racouchot
  • Pachydermodactyly
  • Panatrophy
  • Perifollicular elastolysis
  • Reticular erythematous mucinosis
  • Rhytide of forehead
  • Rhytide of glabellar skin
  • Rhytidosis facialis
  • Scleromyxedema
  • Secondary catabolic mucinosis of skin
  • Self-healing juvenile cutaneous mucinosis
  • Senile degenerative atrophy of skin
  • Stellate pseudoscar
  • Sun-induced wrinkles
  • Ulerythema
  • Ulerythema of cheeks
  • Wrinkled face
  • Wrinkled skin

Index to Diseases and Injuries

References found for the code 701.8 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

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Erythema nodosum
  • Erythema toxicum
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Ichthyosis vulgaris
  • Intertrigo
  • Ischemic ulcers -- self-care
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Lichen simplex chronicus
  • Milia
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin and hair changes during pregnancy
  • Skin flaps and grafts -- self-care
  • Skin graft
  • Skin lesion biopsy
  • Skin self-exam
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers
  • Striae
  • Vesicles
  • Xanthoma
  • Xeroderma pigmentosa

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ICD-9 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-9 and ICD-10 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.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.

Index of Diseases and Injuries Definitions

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  • Code first - Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions, the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists, there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation.
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