Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L70.8

Short Description: Other acne

Long Description: Other acne

The code L70.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Acne (L70)
        • L70.8 Other acne

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acne agminata
  • Acne cosmetica
  • Acne detergicans
  • Acne mechanica
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external chemical origin
  • Acne of external origin
  • Acne of external origin
  • Acne urticata
  • Acne venenata
  • Acne with gram negative folliculitis
  • Adult premenstrual acne
  • Bromide acne
  • Bromine acne
  • Chlorine acne
  • Colloid acne
  • Comedone
  • Comedone
  • Halogen acne
  • Hydration acne
  • Inflammatory acne
  • Iodide acne
  • Iodine acne
  • Light - exacerbated acne
  • Multiple type comedones
  • Occupational acne
  • Oil acne
  • Open comedone
  • Open comedone
  • Pitch acne
  • Polyporous comedone
  • Steroid acne

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L70.8 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
L70.8 Right Arrow 706.1 Acne NEC

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
L70.2 Acne varioliformis
L70.3 Acne tropica
L70.4 Infantile acne
L70.5 Acne excoriee
L70.9 Acne, unspecified

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