Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L81.2

Short Description: Freckles

Long Description: Freckles

The code L81.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Other disorders of pigmentation (L81)
        • L81.2 Freckles

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Axillary freckling due to neurofibromatosis
  • Circumscribed hypermelanosis
  • Ephelis
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L81.2 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
L81.2 Right Arrow 709.09 Other dyschromia

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
L81 Other disorders of pigmentation
L81.0 Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
L81.1 Chloasma
L81.3 Cafe au lait spots
L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation
L81.5 Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified
L81.6 Other disorders of diminished melanin formation
L81.7 Pigmented purpuric dermatosis
L81.8 Other specified disorders of pigmentation
L81.9 Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified

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