Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 695.2
Erythema nodosum
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 695.2 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 695.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
  • Erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral; these nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms; they undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas; this condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
695.2 Excludes
  • tuberculous erythema nodosum (017.1)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 695.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L52 Erythema nodosum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 695.2:
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • contusiformis 695.2
  • Erythema, erythematous (generalized) 695.9
    • induratum (primary) (scrofulosorum) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.1
      • nontuberculous 695.2
    • nodosum 695.2
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.1
  • Vasculitis 447.6
    • nodular 695.2
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