Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 695.1
Erythema multiforme
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 7 ICD-9-CM codes below 695.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by target lesions (a pink-red ring around a pale center).
  • A hypersensitivity reaction characterized by the sudden appearance of symmetrical cutaneous and mucocutaneous macular or popular lesions which evolve into lesions with bright red borders (target lesions). The lesions usually appear in the hands, feet, extremities, and face. Symptoms include fever, malaise, sore throat, cough, vomiting, diarrhea, arthalgia, and myalgia. Causes include infections (most commonly herpes simplex virus), drugs (e.g., sulfonamides, anticonvulsants, and antibiotics), malignancies, and collagen vascular disorders.
  • A skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic "bull's-eye" lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
  • Skin and mucous membrane disease characterized by an eruption of macules, papules, nodules, vesicles, and/or bullae with characteristic bull's-eye lesions usually occurring on the dorsal aspect of the hands and forearms.
695.1 Excludes
  • (staphylococcal) scalded skin syndrome (695.81)
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