Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 709.00
Dyschromia, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 709.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 709.00 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: 709.00 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L81.9 Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atypical pigmented lesion
  • Disorder of skin pigmentation
  • Dyschromia
  • Dyschromia (disorder of skin pigmentation)
  • Hyperpigmentation (darkening) of skin
  • Hyperpigmentation (darkening) skin, after inflammation
  • Hyperpigmentation of skin
  • Hyperpigmentation skin, postinflammatory
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Hypopigmentation (loss of skin color)
  • Pigmented lesion, atypical
  • Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • Skin hypopigmented
Clinical Information
  • Disorders of pigmentation of the skin and other organs, including discoloration, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 709.00:
  • Achroma, cutis 709.00
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Dermatosis 709.9
  • Dyschromia 709.00
  • Hypopigmentation 709.00
  • Lesion(s)
    • pigmented (skin) 709.00
  • Metal
    • pigmentation (skin) 709.00
  • Pigmentation (abnormal) 709.00
    • metals 709.00
    • optic papilla, congenital 743.57
    • retina (congenital) (grouped) (nevoid) 743.53
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