Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 696.3
Pityriasis rosea
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 696.3 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 696.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A mild exanthematous inflammation of unknown etiology. It is characterized by the presence of salmon-colored maculopapular lesions. The most striking feature is the arrangement of the lesions such that the long axis is parallel to the lines of cleavage. The eruptions are usually generalized, affecting chiefly the trunk, and the course is often self-limiting.
Applies To
  • Pityriasis circinata (et maculata)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 696.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L42 Pityriasis rosea
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 696.3:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Gibert's (pityriasis rosea) 696.3
    • Hebra's
      • dermatitis exfoliativa 695.89
      • erythema multiforme exudativum 695.19
      • pityriasis
      • prurigo 698.2
  • Gibert's disease (pityriasis rosea) 696.3
  • Hebra's disease
  • Herald patch 696.3
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • tonsurans 110.0
      • maculosus (of Hebra) 696.3
  • Patch
    • herald 696.3
  • Pityriasis 696.5
    • circinata (et maculata) 696.3
    • maculata (et circinata) 696.3
    • rosea 696.3
    • rotunda 696.3
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