Diagnosis Code

L72.9 FOLLICULAR CYST OF THE SKIN AND SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE, UNSP


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L72.9

Short Description: Follicular cyst of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unsp

Long Description: Follicular cyst of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

The code L72.9 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)
        • L72.9 Follicular cyst of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unsp

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Cyst of scalp
  • Cyst of skin
  • Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • O/E - eyebrow cyst present
  • O/E - scalp cyst present
  • O/E - skin cyst present

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L72.9 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
L72.9 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
L72.3 Sebaceous cyst
L72.8 Other follicular cysts of the skin and subcutaneous tissue


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