Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 709.3
Degenerative skin disorders
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Degenerative skin disord.
  • ICD-9-CM 709.3 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 709.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Calcinosis cutis
  • Cholesterol deposition of skin
  • Colloid milium
  • Degenerative skin disorder
  • Necrobiosis lipoidica
  • Pancreatitis w subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis
  • Pancreatitis with subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis
  • Skin disorder, degenerative
  • Subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis in pancreatitis
  • Xanthomatosis
Applies To
  • Calcinosis:
    • circumscripta
    • cutis
  • Colloid milium
  • Degeneration, skin
  • Deposits, skin
  • Senile dermatosis NOS
  • Subcutaneous calcification
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 709.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L92.1 Necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L94.2 Calcinosis cutis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.8 Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 709.3:
  • Calcification
    • subcutaneous 709.3
  • Calcinosis (generalized) (interstitial) (tumoral) (universalis) 275.49
    • circumscripta 709.3
    • cutis 709.3
  • Colloid milium 709.3
  • Cutis - see also condition
    • osteosis 709.3
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • skin 709.3
  • Deposit
    • skin 709.3
  • Dermatosis 709.9
    • senile NEC 709.3
  • Dermopathy
    • senile NEC 709.3
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Miescher's 709.3
    • Oppenheim-Urbach (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
    • Urbach-Oppenheim (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
    • Wagner's (colloid milium) 709.3
  • Formation
    • bone in scar tissue (skin) 709.3
  • Granulomatosis NEC 686.1
    • disciformis chronica et progressiva 709.3
  • Metaplasia
    • bone, in skin 709.3
  • Miescher's disease 709.3
    • granulomatosis disciformis 709.3
  • Miescher-Leder syndrome or granulomatosis 709.3
  • Milium (see also Cyst, sebaceous) 706.2
    • colloid 709.3
  • Necrobiosis 799.89
    • lipoidica 709.3
      • diabeticorum 250.8 [709.3]
        • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • fat, fatty (generalized) (see also Degeneration, fatty) 272.8
    • subcutaneous fat 709.3
  • Oppenheim-Urbach disease or syndrome (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
    • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
  • Osteosis
    • cutis 709.3
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Miescher's
      • familial acanthosis nigricans 701.2
      • granulomatosis disciformis 709.3
    • Oppenheim-Urbach (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
    • Urbach-Oppenheim (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
  • Urbach-Oppenheim disease or syndrome (necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum) 250.8 [709.3]
    • due to secondary diabetes 249.8 [709.3]
  • Wagner's disease (colloid milium) 709.3
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