Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 708.0
Allergic urticaria
  • ICD-9-CM 708.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 708.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Allergic urticaria due to drug
  • Allergic urticaria due to food
  • Allergic urticaria due to ingested food
  • Urticaria (hives) due to drug allergy
  • Urticaria (hives) due to food allergy
  • Urticaria due to drug allergy
  • Urticaria due to food allergy
  • Urticaria medicamentosa
  • Urticaria, allergic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 708.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L50.0 Allergic urticaria
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 708.0:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) 995.3
    • urticaria 708.0
  • Urticaria 708.9
    • allergic 708.0
    • due to
      • cold or heat 708.2
      • drugs 708.0
      • food 708.0
      • inhalants 708.0
      • plants 708.8
      • serum 999.5
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