Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 702.0
Actinic keratosis
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 702.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 702.0 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: 702.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L57.0 Actinic keratosis
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
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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