Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 697.8
Other lichen, not elsewhere classified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Lichen NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 697.8 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 697.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cutaneous amyloidosis
  • Drug-induced oral lichenoid reaction
  • Lichen amyloidosis
  • Lichen aureus
  • Lichen ruber moniliformis
  • Lichen striata
  • Lichen striatus
  • Nail dystrophy due to lichen striatus
Applies To
  • Lichen:
    • ruber moniliforme
    • striata
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 697.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L44.2 Lichen striatus
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L44.3 Lichen ruber moniliformis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 697.8:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Kaposi's 757.33
      • lichen ruber 697.8
        • acuminatus 696.4
        • moniliformis 697.8
  • Kaposi's
  • Lichen 697.9
    • striata 697.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 697.8 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.