Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L60.5

Short Description: Yellow nail syndrome

Long Description: Yellow nail syndrome

The code L60.5 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Nail disorders (L60)
        • L60.5 Yellow nail syndrome

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Hereditary lymphedema and yellow nails
  • Yellow nails
  • Yellow nails

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L60.5 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
L60.5 Right Arrow 703.8 Diseases of nail 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
L60 Nail disorders
L60.0 Ingrowing nail
L60.1 Onycholysis
L60.2 Onychogryphosis
L60.3 Nail dystrophy
L60.4 Beau's lines
L60.8 Other nail disorders
L60.9 Nail disorder, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020