Diagnosis Code

L72.3 SEBACEOUS CYST


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L72.3

Short Description: Sebaceous cyst

Long Description: Sebaceous cyst

The code L72.3 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L72)
        • L72.3 Sebaceous cyst

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Cyst of finger
  • Cyst of finger
  • Cyst of left eyelid
  • Cyst of right eyelid
  • Epidermoid cyst of finger of left hand
  • Epidermoid cyst of finger of right hand
  • Epidermoid cyst of hand
  • Epidermoid cyst of hand
  • Epidermoid cyst of skin of face
  • Epidermoid cyst of skin of face
  • Epidermoid cyst of skin of scrotum
  • Infection of sebaceous cyst
  • Mass of skin of finger of left hand
  • Mass of skin of finger of right hand
  • Sebaceous cyst of eyelid
  • Sebaceous cyst of eyelid
  • Sebaceous cyst of left eyelid
  • Sebaceous cyst of right eyelid
  • Sebaceous cyst of scrotum
  • Sebaceous cyst of skin
  • Steatocystoma simplex

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L72.3 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 L72.3 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 2 Excludes Notes:
    • pilar cyst (L72.11)
    • trichilemmal (proliferating) cyst (L72.12)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L72.3 Right Arrow 706.2 Sebaceous cyst

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
L72 Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L72.0 Epidermal cyst
L72.1 Pilar and trichodermal cyst
L72.11 Pilar cyst
L72.12 Trichodermal cyst
L72.2 Steatocystoma multiplex
L72.8 Other follicular cysts of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L72.9 Follicular cyst of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified


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