Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 709.9
Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Short description: Skin disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 709.9 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 709.9 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 709.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 709.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute ulcer of skin
  • Defect, skin, hand
  • Dermatosis
  • Diabetes type 2 with diabetic dermopathy
  • Diabetes, type 1 with dermopathy
  • Diabetic dermopathy associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic dermopathy due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetic dermopathy due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Disorder of skin
  • Disorder of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • DM 1 w diabetic dermopathy
  • DM 2 W diabetic dermopathy
  • Lesion of skin of face
  • Lesion of skin of nose
  • Scalp lesion
  • Skin defect of hand
  • Skin defect, hand
  • Skin disorder, foot
  • Skin lesion
  • Skin lesion of face
  • Skin lesion of foot
  • Skin lesion of nose
  • Skin lesion of scalp
  • Skin or subcutaneous tissue disease
  • Skin or subcutaneous tissue disorder
  • Skin ulcer, acute
Applies To
  • Dermatosis NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 709.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.9 Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 709.9:
  • Dermatosis 709.9
    • Bowen's (M8081/2) - see Neoplasm, skin, in situ
    • neutrophilic, acute febrile 695.89
    • occupational (see also Dermatitis) 692.9
    • psychogenic 316
    • pustular subcorneal 694.1
    • Schamberg's (progressive pigmentary) 709.09
    • Unna's (seborrheic dermatitis) 690.10
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • cellular tissue NEC 709.9
    • skin NEC 709.9
      • due to metabolic disorder 277.9
      • specified type NEC 709.8
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • skin NEC 709.9
      • fetus or newborn 778.9
      • psychogenic (allergic) (eczematous) (pruritic) 306.3
      • specified type NEC 709.8
      • vascular 709.1
  • Dystrophy, dystrophia 783.9
    • skin NEC 709.9
  • Irritation
    • perineum 709.9
  • Lesion(s)
    • dermal (skin) 709.9
    • helix (ear) 709.9
  • Sore
    • skin NEC 709.9
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