Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L44.1

Short Description: Lichen nitidus

Long Description: Lichen nitidus

The code L44.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Papulosquamous disorders (L40-L45)
      • Other papulosquamous disorders (L44)
        • L44.1 Lichen nitidus

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Lichen nitidus
  • Nail dystrophy due to lichen nitidus

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L44.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L44.1 Right Arrow 697.1 Lichen nitidus

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L44 Other papulosquamous disorders
L44.0 Pityriasis rubra pilaris
L44.2 Lichen striatus
L44.3 Lichen ruber moniliformis
L44.4 Infantile papular acrodermatitis [Gianotti-Crosti]
L44.8 Other specified papulosquamous disorders
L44.9 Papulosquamous disorder, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019