Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 697.0
Lichen planus
  • ICD-9-CM 697.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 697.0 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 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 697.0.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 697.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L43.8 Other lichen planus
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L66.1 Lichen planopilaris
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bullous lichen planus
  • Hypertrophic lichen planus
  • Lichen planopilaris
  • Subacute active lichen planus
  • Subacute lichen planus
Applies To
  • Lichen:
    • planopilaris
    • ruber planus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 697.0:
  • Lichen 697.9
    • planopilaris 697.0
    • planus (acute) (chronicus) (hypertrophic) (verrucous) 697.0
  • Wilson's
    • lichen ruber 697.0
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