Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 690.1
Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 690.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate erythema, dry, moist, or greasy (sebaceous gland) scaling and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp, that exfoliate as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in children and adolescents with hiv infections.
  • A kind of skin disorder affecting the scalp, face, and trunk causing scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin
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