Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 695.3
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 695.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 695.3 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 695.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L71.0 Perioral dermatitis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L71.1 Rhinophyma
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L71.8 Other rosacea
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dermatitis perioral
  • Dermatitis perioral (around the mouth)
  • Eyelid rosacea
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Rhinophyma
  • Rosacea of skin of eyelid
Clinical Information
  • A chronic erythematous skin disorder that affects the face. It is characterized by the development of redness in the cheeks, nose, and/or forehead and telangiectasia. Sometimes, the erythematous changes may involve the eyelids
  • A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the face, such as forehead; cheek; nose; and chin. It is characterized by flushing; erythema; edema; rhinophyma; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (national rosacea society's expert committee on the classification and staging of rosacea, j am acad dermatol 2002; 46:584-7)
  • An acne like skin disease occurring mostly in middle aged adults
  • Rosacea is a long-term disease that affects your skin and sometimes your eyes. It causes redness and pimples. Rosacea is most common in women and people with fair skin. It usually starts between age 30 and 60.in most cases, rosacea only affects the face. Symptoms can include
    • frequent redness of the face, or flushing
    • small, red lines under the skin
    • acne
    • a swollen nose
    • thick skin, usually on the forehead, chin and cheeks
    • red, dry, itchy eyes and sometimes vision problems
    no one knows what causes rosacea. You may be more likely to have it if you blush a lot or if rosacea runs in your family. Rosacea is not dangerous. It can be treated with medications and sometimes surgery. nih: national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases
Applies To
  • Acne:
    • erythematosa
    • rosacea
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Rhinophyma
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 695.3:
  • Acne (pustular) (vulgaris) 706.1
    • erythematosa 695.3
    • rosacea 695.3
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • perioral 695.3
  • Rhinophyma 695.3
  • Rosacea 695.3
    • acne 695.3
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