Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 705.81
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 705.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 705.81 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: 705.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L30.1 Dyshidrosis [pompholyx]
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dyshidrotic eczema
  • Eczema, dyshidrotic
  • Vesicular eczema of hands and/or feet
Clinical Information
  • A recurrent eczematous reaction characterized by the development of vesicular eruptions on the palms and soles, particularly along the sides and between the digits. It is accompanied by pruritus, a burning sensation, and hyperhidrosis. The disease is self-limiting, lasting only a few weeks. (Dorland, 27th ed)
  • Self-limited vesicular eruption of palms and soles
Applies To
  • Cheiropompholyx
  • Pompholyx
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 705.81:
  • Cheiropompholyx 705.81
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • dyshydrotic 705.81
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Hutchinson's, meaning
      • angioma serpiginosum 709.1
      • cheiropompholyx 705.81
      • prurigo estivalis 692.72
  • Dyshidrosis 705.81
  • Dysidrosis 705.81
  • Eczema (acute) (allergic) (chronic) (erythematous) (fissum) (occupational) (rubrum) (squamous) 692.9
    • dyshidrotic 705.81
  • Hutchinson's
    • disease meaning
      • angioma serpiginosum 709.1
      • cheiropompholyx 705.81
      • prurigo estivalis 692.72
      • summer eruption, or summer prurigo 692.72
  • Pompholyx 705.81
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