Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 694.5
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 694.5 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 694.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bullous pemphigoid
Clinical Information
  • A chronic and relatively benign subepidermal blistering disease usually of the elderly and without histopathologic acantholysis
  • An autoimmune chronic skin disorder characterized by the presence of large blisters. It usually affects elderly people and tends to subside spontaneously
Applies To
  • Benign pemphigus NOS
  • Bullous pemphigoid
  • Herpes circinatus bullosus
  • Senile dermatitis herpetiformis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 694.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L12.0 Bullous pemphigoid
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L12.8 Other pemphigoid
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 694.5:
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • herpetiformis (bullous) (erythematous) (pustular) (vesicular) 694.0
      • juvenile 694.2
      • senile 694.5
  • Dermatosis 709.9
  • Erythema, erythematous (generalized) 695.9
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • circinatus 110.5
      • bullous 694.5
  • Pemphigoid 694.5
    • benign, mucous membrane 694.60
      • with ocular involvement 694.61
    • bullous 694.5
  • Pemphigus 694.4
    • benign 694.5
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