Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 696.5
Other and unspecified pityriasis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Pityriasis NEC & NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 696.5 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 696.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute lichenoid pityriasis
  • Chronic lichenoid pityriasis
  • Diffuse pityriasis alba
  • Localized pityriasis alba
  • Pityriasiform seborrheide
  • Pityriasis
  • Pityriasis alba
  • Pityriasis amiantacea
  • Pityriasis folliculorum
  • Pityriasis steatoides
  • Pityriasis streptogenes
696.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Pityriasis:
    • NOS
    • alba
    • streptogenes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 696.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L30.5 Pityriasis alba
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 696.5:
  • Erythema, erythematous (generalized) 695.9
    • streptogenes 696.5
  • Impetigo (any organism) (any site) (bullous) (circinate) (contagiosa) (neonatorum) (simplex) 684
    • furfuracea 696.5
  • Pityriasis 696.5
    • alba 696.5
    • circinata (et maculata) 696.3
    • Hebra's (exfoliative dermatitis) 695.89
    • lichenoides et varioliformis 696.2
    • maculata (et circinata) 696.3
    • specified type NEC 696.5
    • streptogenes 696.5
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