Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 782.8
Changes in skin texture
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 782.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 782.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Eschar
  • Induration of skin
  • Skin eschar
  • Skin induration
  • Skin thickening
  • Thickening of skin
Applies To
  • Induration of skin
  • Thickening of skin
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 782.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R23.4 Changes in skin texture
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 782.8:
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • skin texture 782.8
  • Crusts 782.8
  • Induration, indurated
    • skin 782.8
  • Inelasticity, skin 782.8
  • Loss
    • elasticity, skin 782.8
  • Scabs 782.8
  • Scales 782.8
  • Thickening
    • skin 782.8
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