ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L43.8

Other lichen planus

Diagnosis Code L43.8

ICD-10: L43.8
Short Description: Other lichen planus
Long Description: Other lichen planus
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L43.8

Valid for Submission
The code L43.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Papulosquamous disorders (L40-L45)
      • Lichen planus (L43)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L43.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Actinic lichen planus
  • Annular lichen planus
  • Annular oral lichen planus
  • Atrophic lichen planus
  • Atrophic oral lichen planus
  • Chronic lichen planus
  • Confluent lichen planus
  • Erosive lichen planus of lips
  • Erosive lichen planus of vulva
  • Erosive oral lichen planus
  • Eruption of vulva
  • Flexural lichen planus
  • Genital lichen planus
  • Köbner reaction from lichen planus
  • Lichen planus obtusus
  • Lichen planus of lips
  • Lichen planus of palms and soles
  • Lichen planus of vulva
  • Lichen planus pemphigoides
  • Lichenoid allergic contact reaction
  • Lichenoid reaction caused by tattoo
  • Lichenoid reaction to color developer
  • Micropapular lichen planus
  • Mutilating lichen planus of fingers and toes
  • Oral Wickham's striae in lichen planus
  • Reticular oral lichen planus
  • Ulcerative lichen planus of palms and soles
  • Wickham's striae in lichen planus
  • Zosteriform lichen planus

Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cryotherapy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cutaneous skin tags (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dry skin -- self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Erythema multiforme (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Granuloma annulare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Keratosis pilaris (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lichen planus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Milia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Sebaceous cyst (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Seborrheic keratosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin lesion removal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers (Medical Encyclopedia)

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