Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.8
Other specified pruritic conditions
  • Short description: PRURITIC CONDITIONS NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 698.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 698.8 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 698.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L29.8 Other pruritus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aquagenic pruritus
  • Brachioradial summer pruritus
  • Leser-Tr´┐Żlat sign
  • Postmenopausal pruritus
  • Pruritic rash
  • Pruritus estivalis
  • Pruritus senilis
  • Water-induced itching
  • Winter itch
Applies To
  • Pruritus:
    • hiemalis
    • senilis
  • Winter itch
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 698.8:
  • Itch (see also Pruritus) 698.9
    • winter 698.8
  • Pruritus, pruritic 698.9
    • hiemalis 698.8
    • senile, senilis 698.8
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