Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.4
Dermatitis factitia [artefacta]
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Dermatitis factitia.
  • ICD-9-CM 698.4 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 698.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dermatitis factitia
Applies To
  • Dermatitis ficta
  • Neurotic excoriation
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify any associated mental disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 698.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.1 Factitial dermatitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 698.4:
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • artefacta 698.4
      • psychogenic 316 [698.4]
    • facta, factitia 698.4
      • psychogenic 316 [698.4]
    • ficta 698.4
      • psychogenic 316 [698.4]
  • Dermatosis 709.9
    • factitial 698.4
  • Eruption
    • skin (see also Dermatitis) 782.1
      • creeping (meaning hookworm) 126.9
      • due to
        • chemical(s) NEC 692.4
        • drug - see Dermatitis, due to, drug
        • prophylactic inoculation or vaccination against disease - see Dermatitis, due to, vaccine
        • smallpox vaccination NEC - see Dermatitis, due to, vaccine
      • erysipeloid 027.1
      • feigned 698.4
      • hutchinson, summer 692.72
      • kaposi's, varicelliform 054.0
      • lichenoid, axilla 698.3
      • polymorphous, due to light 692.72
      • toxic NEC 695.0
      • vesicular 709.8
  • Excoriation (traumatic) (see also Injury, superficial, by site) 919.8
    • neurotic 698.4
  • Neurotic (see also Neurosis) 300.9
    • excoriation 698.4
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