Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L70.2

Short Description: Acne varioliformis

Long Description: Acne varioliformis

The code L70.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Acne (L70)
        • L70.2 Acne varioliformis

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acne atrophica
  • Acne necrotica miliaris
  • Acne necrotica varioliformis of scalp margin
  • Acne varioliformis
  • Propionibacterium acnes folliculitis
  • Scalp folliculitis
  • Scalp folliculitis
  • Superficial folliculitis caused by bacterium

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L70.2 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code L70.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Acne necrotica miliaris

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L70.2 Right Arrow 706.0 Acne varioliformis

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
L70 Acne
L70.0 Acne vulgaris
L70.1 Acne conglobata
L70.3 Acne tropica
L70.4 Infantile acne
L70.5 Acne excoriee
L70.8 Other acne
L70.9 Acne, unspecified

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