Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V72.7
Diagnostic skin and sensitization tests
  • Short description: SKIN/SENSITIZATION TESTS.
  • ICD-9-CM V72.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V72.7 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM V72.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V72.7: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V72.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z01.89 Encounter for other specified special examinations
Approximate Synonyms
  • Delayed hypersensitivity skin test for histoplasmin negative
  • Diagnostic skin or sensitization test done
  • Skin test to detect sensitization
  • Skin test to detect sensitization (allergy)
V72.7 Excludes
  • diagnostic skin tests for bacterial diseases (V74.0-V74.9)
Applies To
  • Allergy tests
  • Skin tests for hypersensitivity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V72.7:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Examination (general) (routine) (of) (for) V70.9
    • allergy V72.7
    • sensitization V72.7
    • skin V72.7
      • hypersensitivity V72.7
  • Investigation
    • allergens V72.7
  • Test(s)
    • allergen V72.7
    • skin, diagnostic
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