What is the ICD 9 code for acne?

What is the ICD 9 code for acne?

ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 706.1 : Other acne.

What is the ICD 10 code for acne?

L70. 9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.

What causes acne Conglobata?

Exposure to halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (eg, dioxins) or ingestion of halogens (eg, thyroid medication, hypnotic agents) may trigger acne conglobata in an individual who is predisposed. Other factors that can provoke acne conglobata include androgens (eg, androgen-producing tumors) and anabolic steroids.

What are the different types of acne?

What are the different types of acne?

  • Blackheads: Open bumps on the skin that fill with excess oil and dead skin.
  • Whiteheads: Bumps that remain closed by oil and dead skin.
  • Papules: Small red or pink bumps that become inflamed.
  • Pustules: Pimples containing pus.

How do you treat acne conglobata?

Acne conglobata has been successfully treated by carbon dioxide laser combined with topical tretinoin therapy. When severe acne conglobata is unresponsive to more accepted options, modern external beam radiation may be an alternative.

What is the ICD 9 code for acne NEC?

Other acne Short description: Acne NEC. ICD-9-CM 706.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 706.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 706.1.

What is an ICD-9-CM code?

ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 706.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services.

What is acne?

Acne, unspecified. A disorder of the skin in which oil glands and hair glands become inflamed. A disorder of the skin marked by inflammation of oil glands and hair glands.