Diagnosis Code

L81.8 OTHER SPECIFIED DISORDERS OF PIGMENTATION


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L81.8

Short Description: Other specified disorders of pigmentation

Long Description: Other specified disorders of pigmentation

The code L81.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Other disorders of pigmentation (L81)
        • L81.8 Other specified disorders of pigmentation

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Accidental and/or traumatic tattoo
  • Acquired disorder of skin color
  • Acromelanosis
  • Addisonian pigmentation of palms
  • Amalgam tattoo
  • Amateur tattoo
  • Argyria of skin
  • Arsenic-induced hypomelanosis
  • Arsenic-induced skin pigmentation
  • Buccal pigmentation due to Addison's disease
  • Carotene pigmentation of skin
  • Chemically-induced hypomelanosis
  • Chlorpromazine pigmentation
  • Chrysoderma
  • Collier's stripes
  • Complication of laser surgery
  • Crystal violet tattoo
  • Decorative tattoo
  • Disorder of nail color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Disorder of skin color
  • Drug pigmentation
  • Drug pigmentation
  • Drug-induced pigmentation
  • Drug-induced pigmentation
  • Endogenous non-melanin pigmentation
  • Endogenous non-melanin pigmentation
  • Erythromelanosis follicularis of face AND/OR neck
  • Exogenous ochronosis
  • Exogenous pigmentation of oral mucosa
  • Familial progressive hyperpigmentation
  • Finding of appearance of hand
  • Finding of color of hand
  • Finding of palmar crease
  • Hemosiderin pigmentation of lower limb due to varicose veins of lower limb
  • Hemosiderin pigmentation of skin
  • Hemosiderin pigmentation of skin
  • Hemosiderin pigmentation of skin due to venous insufficiency
  • Hereditary hypermelanosis
  • Hypermelanosis due to endocrine disorder
  • Iatrogenic tattoo
  • Iron salt tattoo
  • Irregular outline of pigmented skin lesion
  • Labial melanin incontinence
  • Laser-induced dyspigmentation
  • Laser-induced hyperpigmentation
  • Laugier-Hunziker syndrome
  • Local exogenous pigmentation of oral mucosa
  • Local exogenous pigmentation of oral soft tissue
  • Malarial pigment deposition
  • Melanin pigmentation of oral mucosa
  • Melanonychia
  • Mercury pigmentation of skin
  • Mixed color of pigmented skin lesion
  • Non-melanin pigmentation due to drug
  • Non-melanin pigmentation due to exogenous substance
  • Non-melanin pigmentation due to exogenous substance
  • Non-melanin pigmentation due to exogenous substance
  • Non-melanin pigmentation due to exogenous substance
  • Occupational tattoo
  • Occupationally-acquired disorder of skin pigmentation
  • Ochronosis due to hydroquinone
  • Oral pigmentary incontinence
  • Pigmentation due to topically applied medicament
  • Pigmentation disorder of lip
  • Pigmentation due to diet
  • Pigmentation due to exogenous pigment
  • Pigmentation of palmar creases
  • Pigmentation of skin or mucosa
  • Pigmentation of skin or mucosa
  • Pigmented peribuccal erythrosis of Brocq
  • Pigmented xerodermoid cyst
  • Pityriasis rotunda
  • Postinflammatory skin pigmentation change
  • Professional tattoo
  • Pseudoatrophoderma colli
  • Reticulate acropigmentation of Kitamura
  • Schistosomal pigment deposition
  • Skin disease due to arsenic
  • Skin disease due to arsenic
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Skin pigmentation due to hemosiderosis
  • Tattoo of skin
  • Toxicoderma
  • Toxicoderma
  • X-linked reticulate pigmentary disorder with systemic manifestation syndrome
  • Zosteriform reticulate hyperpigmentation

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L81.8 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code L81.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Iron pigmentation
    • Tattoo pigmentation

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L81.8 Right Arrow 709.09 Other dyschromia

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
L81 Other disorders of pigmentation
L81.0 Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
L81.1 Chloasma
L81.2 Freckles
L81.3 Cafe au lait spots
L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
L81.5 Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified
L81.6 Other disorders of diminished melanin formation
L81.7 Pigmented purpuric dermatosis
L81.9 Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified


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