Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 695.9
Unspecified erythematous condition
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 695.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 695.9 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 695.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L53.9 Erythematous condition, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Erythema
  • Erythroderma
Clinical Information
  • Red discoloration of the skin caused by infectious agents, drug hypersensitivity, or underlying diseases
  • Redness of the skin
  • Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries. This condition may result from a variety of causes
  • Redness of the skin produced by congestion of the capillaries; condition may result from a variety of causes
  • Skin redness often caused by infection
  • Widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease; often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus
Applies To
  • Erythema NOS
  • Erythroderma (secondary)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 695.9:
  • Erythema, erythematous (generalized) 695.9
    • ab igne - see Burn, by site, first degree
    • annulare (centrifugum) (rheumaticum) 695.0
    • arthriticum epidemicum 026.1
    • brucellum (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • caloricum - see Burn, by site, first degree
    • epidemic, arthritic 026.1
    • gyratum (perstans) (repens) 695.19
    • heat - see Burn, by site, first degree
    • ichthyosiforme congenitum 757.1
    • induratum (primary) (scrofulosorum) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.1
    • infectional NEC 695.9
    • inflammation NEC 695.9
    • lupus (discoid) (localized) (see also Lupus, erythematosus) 695.4
    • marginatum 695.0
      • rheumaticum - see Fever, rheumatic
    • medicamentosum - see Dermatitis, due to, drug
    • nodosum 695.2
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.1
    • palmaris hereditarium 695.0
    • scarlatiniform (exfoliative) (recurrent) 695.0
    • solare - (see also Sunburn) 692.71
    • tuberculous (primary) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.0
  • Erythroderma (see also Erythema) 695.9
    • desquamativa (in infants) 695.89
    • ichthyosiform, congenital 757.1
    • secondary 695.9
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