Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Erythematous Condition
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 695.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 695.9.
The Short Description Is: Erythematous cond NOS.
Erythema is also known as erythema and erythroderma. This applies to erythema NOS and erythroderma (secondary).
Erythema Definition and Symptoms
Erythema is a superficial reddening of the skin due to dilation of the blood capillaries. This can be caused by multiple things, some of the most common causes are sun exposure, drug reactions, and infections. Symptoms include fever, skin redness and irritation, joint aches, and a general ill feeling.