Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Disorder of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 709.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 709.9.
The Short Description Is: Skin disorder NOS.
Skin lesion is also known as acute ulcer of skin, defect skin hand, dermatosis, diabetes type 2 with diabetic dermopathy, diabetes type 1 with dermopathy, diabetic dermopathy associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus, diabetic dermopathy due to type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic dermopathy due to type 2 diabetes mellitus, disorder of skin, disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue, DM 1 w diabetic dermopathy, DM 2 W diabetic dermopathy, lesion of skin of face, lesion of skin of nose, scalp lesion, skin defect of hand, skin defect hand, skin disorder foot, skin lesion, skin lesion of face, skin lesion of foot, skin lesion of nose, skin lesion of scalp, skin or subcutaneous tissue disease, skin or subcutaneous tissue disorder, and skin ulcer acute. This applies to dermatosis NOS
Skin Lesion Definition and Symptoms
Skin lesions are any abnormality of the skin. There is a vast variety of skin lesions, some of the most common are blisters, nodule, papule, and macule. Symptoms depend on the type of lesion involved.