Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L70.9

Short Description: Acne, unspecified

Long Description: Acne, unspecified

The code L70.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Acne (L70)
        • L70.9 Acne, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Acne
  • Acne macule
  • Adverse effect from PUVA photochemotherapy
  • Cystic acne
  • Neutrophilic dermatosis
  • PUVA acne
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Pyogenic arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, acne syndrome
  • SAPHO syndrome

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L70.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L70.9 Right Arrow 706.1 Acne NEC

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L70 Acne
L70.0 Acne vulgaris
L70.1 Acne conglobata
L70.2 Acne varioliformis
L70.3 Acne tropica
L70.4 Infantile acne
L70.5 Acne excoriee
L70.8 Other acne

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019