Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Anomalies of Skin
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 757.39
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 757.39.
The Short Description Is: Skin anomaly NEC.
Skin tag is also kmown as acquired epidermolysis bullosa, acquired perforating pseudoxanthoma elasticum, acquired pseudoxanthoma elasticum, acral Darier’s disease, bloom syndrome, brugsch’s syndrome, bullous eruption of hand, congenital scar, congenital skin contracture, conjunctivitis associated with epidermolysis bullosa, dyskeratosis congenita, dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa,
dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa inverse type, emotional sweating affecting palms and soles, symmetrical keratoderma, and xeroderma in genetic syndrome. This excludes pilonidal cyst (685.0-685.1). This applies accessory skin tags congenital, congenital scar, epidermolysis bullosa, and keratoderma (congenital).
Skin Tag Definition and Symptoms
A skin tag is a small, thick tag of skin that connects to the body. The coloration can vary from pink to brown in color. The most common locations for skin tags to occur are the eyelids and the genital area.