As it is really tough to remind the codes, here are the enlisted ICD 10 For Psoriasis- L40 that is a non-billable code’. Know each code description in the given below list according to its types.
The subtypes of ICD 10 For Psoriasis are ICD 10 code for psoriasis vulgaris, ICD 10 code for psoriasis of scalp, ICD 10 code for psoriasis arthritis, ICD 10 code for psoriasis of feet, ICD 10 code for psoriasis with psoriatic arthritis, ICD 10 code for psoriasis with arthropathy, ICD 10 code for psoriasis exacerbation, ICD 10 code for psoriasis plaque, ICD 10 code for psoriasis right elbow.
- L40 Psoriasis
- L40.0 Psoriasis
- L40.50 Arthropathic psoriasis, unspecified
- L40.51 Distal interphalangeal psoriatic arthropathy
- L40.52 Psoriatic arthritis mutilans
- L40.53 Psoriatic spondylitis
- L40.54 Psoriatic juvenile arthropathy
- L40.59 Other psoriatic arthropathies
A chronic disease of the skin marked by red patches covered with white scales. A common genetically determined, chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by rounded erythematous, dry, scaling patches.
Psoriatic lesions have a predilection for nails, scalp, genitalia, extensor surfaces, and the lumbosacral region; the pathology involves an accelerated epidermopoiesis. Psoriasis is associated with increased risk for melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma.
- dry skin
- certain medicines
Psoriasis usually occurs in adults. Treatments include creams, medications, and light therapy. NIH: national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases