Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 702.0
Actinic keratosis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 702.0 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 702.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • (ak-tin-ik ker-a-toe-sis) a precancerous condition of thick, scaly patches of skin.
  • A precancerous lesion of the skin composed of atypical keratinocytes. It is characterized by the presence of thick, scaly patches of skin. Several histologic variants have been described, including atrophic, acantholytic, and hyperkeratotic variants.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 702.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L57.0 Actinic keratosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 702.0:
  • Hyperkeratosis (see also Keratosis) 701.1
    • senile (with pruritus) 702.0
  • Keratoma 701.1
    • senile 702.0
  • Keratosis 701.1
    • actinic 702.0
    • senilis 702.0
    • solar 702.0
  • Senile (see also condition) 797
    • wart 702.0
  • Verruca (filiformis) 078.10
    • senilis 702.0
  • Wart (digitate) (filiform) (infectious) (viral) 078.10
    • senile 702.0
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