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ICD 10 Code L70.2

Acne varioliformis

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Necrotising lymphocytic folliculitis (acne necrotica varioliformis) is a rare and poorly understood chronic scarring follicular dermatosis characterised by necrotizing inflammation of follicles close to the scalp margins resulting in multiple small, round varioliform scars.
  • L70.2 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of L70.2 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code L70.2

    • Acne necrotica miliaris

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE L70.2

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM L70.2:
  • Acne   L70.9
    • atrophica   L70.2
    • frontalis   L70.2
    • lupoid   L70.2
    • necrotic, necrotica   L70.2
    • rodens   L70.2
    • varioliformis   L70.2

  • SNOMed Terms:
    • Acne atrophica
    • Acne atrophica (disorder)
    • Acne frontalis
    • Acne necrotica
    • Acne necrotica miliaris
    • Acne necrotica miliaris (disorder)
    • Acne necrotica varioliformis of scalp margin
    • Acne necrotica varioliformis of scalp margin (disorder)
    • Acne varioliformis
    • Acne varioliformis (disorder)

    • Major Diagnostic Categories

      • MDC Category : 09
      • MDC Type : Medical
      • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue And Breast

    • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups

      • DRG Range: 606-607

    • Clinical Classifications Software

      • CCS Category Number : 200
      • Description : Other skin disorders
      • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 12
      • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
      • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 12.4
      • Level 2 Description : Other skin disorders [200.]

    • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')

      L70.2 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

    • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
      NYU ED

      Non-emergent - 0%
      Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
      Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
      Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
      Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
      Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
      Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
      Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
      Unclassified 100%

    Also called: Pimples, ZitsAcne is a common skin disease that causes pimples. Pimples form when hair follicles under your skin clog up. Most pimples form on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Anyone can get acne, but it is common in teenagers and young adults. It is not serious, ...

    Chronic acneiform eruption with crateriform scars. Acne necrotica (varioliformis) (necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis).

    Zirn JR, Scott RA, Hambrick GW

    [Acne necrotica (varioliformis). Necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis].

    Milde P, Goerz G, Plewig G

    Acne necroticans (varioliformis) versus Propionibacterium acnes folliculitis.

    Maibach HI

    Acne necroticans (varioliformis) and Staphylococcus aureus.

    Fisher DA

    Necrotizing lymphocytic folliculitis: the early lesion of acne necrotica (varioliformis).

    Kossard S, Collins A, McCrossin I

    Folliculitis with scarring simulating acne varioliformis.

    Frank SB, Minkin W

    [Not Available].


    [Unilateral acne necroticans in monozygotic twins].


    [Acne necrotica varioliformis].


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