Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Disorders of Skin
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 709.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 709.8.
The Short Description Is: Skin disorders NEC.
Cystic lesion is also known as abnormal epidermopoiesis, acquired cutaneous vascular malformation, acquired lentiginosis, animal-induced dermatosis, apocrine cystadenoma, chapped skin of lips,
chapping of lips, chapping of skin due to wet work, facial volume loss, fibrosis of subcutaneous tissue, macerated skin, macular eruption, macule, papular eruption of chin, papule, wound edge necrosis, and wound sinus. This applies to epithelial hyperplasia, menstrual dermatosis, and vesicular eruption.
Cystic Lesion Definition and Symptoms
Cystic lesions are skin cysts that may cause pain. These are non cancerous pouches of tissues that are filled with fluid or sometimes other materials. The most common types are warts, moles, birthmarks, and skin tumors. The cause remains unknown but is thought to be hereditary.