Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 694.4
Pemphigus
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 694.4 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 694.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Brazilian pemphigus
  • Brazilian pemphigus foliaceus
  • Drug induced pemphigus
  • Drug-induced pemphigus
  • Paraneoplastic pemphigus
  • Pemphigus erythematosus
  • Pemphigus foliaceus
  • Pemphigus paraneoplastica
  • Pemphigus vegetans
  • Pemphigus vulgaris
Clinical Information
  • A blistering skin disorder. Morphologically it is characterized by acantholysis and intraepidermal blister formation.
  • Group of chronic blistering diseases characterized histologically by acantholysis and blister formation within the epidermis.
  • Pemphigus is an autoimmune disorder in which your antibodies attack healthy cells in your skin and mouth, causing blisters and sores. No one knows what causes this attack. Pemphigus does not spread from person to person. It does not appear to be inherited. But some people's genes put them more at risk for pemphigus.pemphigoid is also an autoimmune skin disease. It leads to deep blisters that do not break easily. Pemphigoid is most common in older adults and may be fatal. The treatment of pemphigus and pemphigoid is the same: one or more medicines. These may include
    • steroids, which reduce inflammation
    • drugs that suppress the immune system response
    • antibiotics to treat associated infections
    nih: national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases
694.4 Excludes
  • pemphigus neonatorum (684)
Applies To
  • Pemphigus:
    • NOS
    • erythematosus
    • foliaceus
    • malignant
    • vegetans
    • vulgaris
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 694.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L10.0 Pemphigus vulgaris
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L10.1 Pemphigus vegetans
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L10.2 Pemphigus foliaceous
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L10.4 Pemphigus erythematosus
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L10.9 Pemphigus, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 694.4:
  • Cazenave's
    • disease (pemphigus) NEC 694.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Cazenave's (pemphigus) 694.4
    • Koenig-Wichmann (pemphigus) 694.4
    • Neumann's (pemphigus vegetans) 694.4
    • Senear-Usher (pemphigus erythematosus) 694.4
    • Usher-Senear (pemphigus erythematosus) 694.4
  • Fogo selvagem 694.4
  • Koenig-Wichman disease (pemphigus) 694.4
  • Neumann's disease (pemphigus vegetans) 694.4
  • Pemphigus 694.4
    • Brazilian 694.4
    • contagiosus 684
    • erythematodes 694.4
    • erythematosus 694.4
    • foliaceus 694.4
    • frambesiodes 694.4
    • gangrenous (see also Gangrene) 785.4
    • malignant 694.4
    • neonatorum, newborn 684
    • papillaris 694.4
    • seborrheic 694.4
    • South American 694.4
    • syphilitic (congenital) 090.0
    • vegetans 694.4
    • vulgaris 694.4
    • wildfire 694.4
  • Senear-Usher disease or syndrome (pemphigus erythematosus) 694.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Senear-Usher (pemphigus erythematosus) 694.4
  • Usher-Senear disease (pemphigus erythematosus) 694.4
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