Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.9
Unspecified pruritic disorder
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Pruritic disorder NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 698.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 698.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 698.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 698.9: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 698.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L29.9 Pruritus, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Itching of skin
  • Papular dermatitis of pregnancy (disorder)
  • Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy
  • Pruritus
  • Pruritus (itching)
  • Pruritus gravidarum
  • Pruritus gravidarum (abnormal gallbladder function in pregnancy)
  • Pruritus of pregnancy
Applies To
  • Itch NOS
  • Pruritus NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 698.9:
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