ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L98.9

Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

Diagnosis Code L98.9

ICD-10: L98.9
Short Description: Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
Long Description: Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L98.9

Valid for Submission
The code L98.9 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)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu, not elsewhere classified (L98)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L98.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Acute skin disorder
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction caused by aromatherapy
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction caused by chinese traditional herbal medicine
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction caused by herbal medicine
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction caused by herbal medicine
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction caused by homeopathic medicine
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction to acupuncture
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction to diagnostic procedure
  • Age, sex or race-related dermatoses
  • Amputation-related dermatosis
  • Animal-induced dermatosis
  • Arthropathy associated with dermatological disorder
  • Arthropod dermatosis
  • Autoinflammation, lipodystrophy and dermatosis syndrome
  • Change in skin lesion
  • Chemical-induced dermatological disorder
  • Chronic disease of skin
  • Cold-induced dermatosis
  • Complication of colostomy
  • Complication of diagnostic procedure
  • Complication of external stoma of gastrointestinal tract
  • Complication of external stoma of gastrointestinal tract
  • Cutaneous disorder caused by bovine papular stomatitis virus
  • Cutaneous inflammation caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Cutaneous lesion resulting from spinal dysraphism
  • Cutaneous reaction to injected foreign material
  • Dermatoses caused by Crustacea
  • Dermatosis associated with biotin deficiency
  • Dermatosis attributable to coumarin anticoagulant
  • Dermatosis caused by algae
  • Dermatosis caused by Arachnida
  • Dermatosis caused by beetle
  • Dermatosis caused by Coelenterata
  • Dermatosis caused by Echinoidea
  • Dermatosis caused by harvest mite
  • Dermatosis caused by Hymenoptera
  • Dermatosis caused by insect mite
  • Dermatosis caused by Insecta
  • Dermatosis caused by lice
  • Dermatosis caused by moth and/or butterfly
  • Dermatosis caused by scorpion
  • Dermatosis caused by spider
  • Dermatosis caused by tick
  • Dermatosis in a child
  • Dermatosis of external ear
  • Dermatosis of infancy
  • Dermatosis of lower limb due to disorder of leg veins
  • Dermatosis of scalp
  • Dermatosis of suspected viral etiology
  • Dermatosis resulting from anticoagulant therapy
  • Dermatosis resulting from arterial insufficiency
  • Dermatosis resulting from colostomy
  • Dermatosis resulting from cytotoxic therapy
  • Dermatosis resulting from ileostomy
  • Dermatosis resulting from immunosuppressive therapy
  • Dermatosis resulting from intravascular thrombosis
  • Dermatosis resulting from small vessel insufficiency
  • Dermatosis resulting from vascular insufficiency
  • Dermatosis resulting from vascular insufficiency
  • Dermatosis secondary to peripheral nerve disorder
  • Disease caused by Parapoxvirus
  • Disease of the skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating pregnancy, childbirth and/or the puerperium
  • Disorder caused by bovine papular stomatitis virus
  • Disorder of integument
  • Disorder of perianal skin
  • Disorder of scalp
  • Disorder of skin
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue of flank
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue of head
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue of neck
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue of trunk
  • Disorder of skin appendage
  • Disorder of skin caused by tattoo ink
  • Disorder of skin co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Disorder of skin of head
  • Disorder of skin of lower limb
  • Disorder of skin of neck
  • Disorder of skin of trunk
  • Disorder of skin of upper limb
  • Disorder of subcutaneous tissue
  • Disorders of skin caused by physical agents
  • Drug-induced dermatosis
  • Finger grip mark
  • Herbal medicine adverse reaction
  • Hereditary disorder of the integument
  • Hereditary inflammatory disorder involving skin
  • Homeopathic medicine adverse reaction
  • Inflammation of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Inflammatory dermatosis
  • Inflammatory hereditary disorder
  • Lesion of mucosa
  • Lesion of neck
  • Lesion of scalp
  • Lesion of skin and/or skin-associated mucous membrane
  • Lesion of skin of face
  • Lesion of skin of foot
  • Marfan's syndrome
  • Marfan's syndrome affecting skin
  • Menstrual cycle related dermatosis
  • Nail dystrophy associated with dermatological disease
  • On examination - skin lesion
  • On examination - skin temperature on lesion normal
  • On examination - skin temperature over lesion
  • Pinch mark
  • Plaque in skin or mucosa
  • Pox virus infection of skin
  • Primary systemic
  • Primary systemic amyloidosis with pseudoscleroderma
  • Radiation recall reaction caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Radiation recall syndrome
  • Self-inflicted skin lesions
  • Site-specific disorder of skin
  • Skin damage resulting from acquired nerve disorder
  • Skin damage resulting from congenital/hereditary neuropathy
  • Skin disease attributable to corticosteroid therapy
  • Skin disease caused by arsenic
  • Skin disorder due to phototherapy
  • Skin disorder due to physical agent AND/OR foreign substance
  • Skin disorder of genitalia and perineum
  • Skin disorder of umbilicus
  • Skin lesion
  • Skin lesion associated with hemodialysis
  • Skin lesion due to drug overdose
  • Skin lesion due to intravenous drug abuse
  • Skin lesion in drug addict
  • Skin mark
  • Skin plaque
  • Skin reaction caused by vesicant poison
  • Subcutaneous fat disorder
  • Systemic amyloidosis affecting skin
  • Toxicoderma
  • Ulcer
  • Ultraviolet recall reaction caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Vertebrate dermatosis
  • Vitamin A-responsive dermatosis

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)

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