Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L87.9

Short Description: Transepidermal elimination disorder, unspecified

Long Description: Transepidermal elimination disorder, unspecified

The code L87.9 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)
      • Transepidermal elimination disorders (L87)
        • L87.9 Transepidermal elimination disorder, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Perforating dermatosis
  • Transepidermal elimination disorders
  • Transepidermal elimination problem, unpecified

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L87.9 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
L87.9 Right Arrow 701.9 Skin hypertro/atroph NOS

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
L87 Transepidermal elimination disorders
L87.0 Keratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans
L87.1 Reactive perforating collagenosis
L87.2 Elastosis perforans serpiginosa
L87.8 Other transepidermal elimination disorders

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