Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.2
Prurigo
  • ICD-9-CM 698.2 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 698.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 698.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 698.2: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Pruritic rash
698.2 Excludes
  • prurigo nodularis (698.3)
Applies To
  • Lichen urticatus
  • Prurigo:
    • NOS
    • Hebra's
    • mitis
    • simplex
  • Urticaria papulosa (Hebra)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 698.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L28.2 Other prurigo
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 698.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Brocq's 691.8
      • meaning
        • atopic (diffuse) neurodermatitis 691.8
        • dermatitis herpetiformis 694.0
        • lichen simplex chronicus 698.3
        • parapsoriasis 696.2
        • prurigo 698.2
    • Hebra's
      • dermatitis exfoliativa 695.89
      • erythema multiforme exudativum 695.19
      • pityriasis
      • prurigo 698.2
  • Hebra's disease
    • prurigo 698.2
  • Lichen 697.9
    • urticatus 698.2
  • Prurigo (ferox) (gravis) (Hebra's) (hebrae) (mitis) (simplex) 698.2
    • Besnier's (atopic dermatitis) (infantile eczema) 691.8
    • eczematodes allergicum 691.8
    • estivalis (Hutchinson's) 692.72
  • Strophulus (newborn) 779.89
    • pruriginosus 698.2
  • Urticaria 708.9
    • papulosa (Hebra) 698.2
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