Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 691.8
Other atopic dermatitis and related conditions
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Other atopic dermatitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 691.8 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 691.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adult atopic dermatitis
  • Adult atopic dermatitis commencing in adult life
  • Adult atopic dermatitis persistent from childhood
  • Adult atopic dermatitis recurrent in adult life
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Atopic contact dermatitis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Atopic dermatitis aggravated by type 1 immune reaction
  • Atopic dermatitis of eyelid
  • Atopic dermatitis of face
  • Atopic dermatitis of hands
  • Atopic dermatitis of scalp
  • Atopic IgE-mediated allergic disorder
  • Atopic neurodermatitis
  • Besnier prurigo
  • Besnier's prurigo
  • Cheilitis due to atopic dermatitis
  • Childhood atopic dermatitis
  • Chronic lichenified atopic dermatitis
  • Diffuse neurodermatitis of Brocq
  • Discoid atopic dermatitis
  • Discoid pattern atopic hand dermatitis
  • Eczema of face
  • Eczema of leg
  • Eczema of wrist
  • Eczema, atopic
  • Erythrodermic atopic dermatitis
  • Flexural atopic dermatitis
  • Flexural eczema
  • Follicular atopic dermatitis
  • Generalized atopic dermatitis
  • Inverse pattern atopic dermatitis
  • K´┐Żbner phenomenon
  • Neurodermatitis of external ear
  • Non-IgE-mediated atopic disorder
  • Photoaggravated atopic dermatitis
  • Photosensitive atopic dermatitis
  • Pruriginous atopic dermatitis
  • Prurigo of pregnancy
  • Strachan's syndrome
Clinical Information
  • Chronic inflammatory skin disorder in individuals with a hereditary predisposition to a lowered threshold to pruritus; characterized by extreme itching, leading to scratching and rubbing that result in typical lesions of eczema.
Applies To
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Besnier's prurigo
  • Eczema:
    • atopic
    • flexural
    • intrinsic (allergic)
  • Neurodermatitis:
    • atopic
    • diffuse (of Brocq)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 691.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L20.0 Besnier's prurigo
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L20.81 Atopic neurodermatitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L20.82 Flexural eczema
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L20.84 Intrinsic (allergic) eczema
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L20.89 Other atopic dermatitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 691.8:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) 995.3
    • food (any) (ingested) 693.1
      • atopic 691.8
      • in contact with skin 692.5
  • Besnier's
    • prurigo (atopic dermatitis) (infantile eczema) 691.8
  • Brocq's disease 691.8
    • atopic (diffuse) neurodermatitis 691.8
    • lichen simplex chronicus 698.3
    • parakeratosis psoriasiformis 696.2
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • asthmatic 691.8
    • atopic (allergic) (intrinsic) 691.8
      • psychogenic 316 [691.8]
    • flexural 691.8
  • Dermatosis 709.9
    • atopic 691.8
  • 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
  • Eczema (acute) (allergic) (chronic) (erythematous) (fissum) (occupational) (rubrum) (squamous) 692.9
    • atopic 691.8
    • flexural 691.8
    • intrinsic 691.8
  • Eczematoid, exudative 691.8
  • Neurodermatitis (circumscribed) (circumscripta) (local) 698.3
    • atopic 691.8
    • diffuse (Brocq) 691.8
    • disseminated 691.8
  • Prurigo (ferox) (gravis) (Hebra's) (hebrae) (mitis) (simplex) 698.2
    • asthma syndrome 691.8
    • Besnier's (atopic dermatitis) (infantile eczema) 691.8
    • eczematodes allergicum 691.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • prurigo-asthma 691.8
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