ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L81.7

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

Diagnosis Code L81.7

ICD-10: L81.7
Short Description: Pigmented purpuric dermatosis
Long Description: Pigmented purpuric dermatosis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L81.7

Valid for Submission
The code L81.7 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Other disorders of pigmentation (L81)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L81.7 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 606 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 607 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Angioma serpiginosum
  • Idiopathic capillaritis
  • Idiopathic capillaritis
  • Lichenoid dermatitis
  • Mixed vascular malformation
  • Pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis of Gougerot and Blum
  • Progressive pigmentary dermatosis
  • Progressive pigmentary dermatosis of Schamberg
  • Purpura annularis telangiectodes of Majocchi

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L81.7 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Skin Pigmentation Disorders

Also called: Hyperpigmentation, Hypopigmentation

Pigmentation means coloring. Skin pigmentation disorders affect the color of your skin. Your skin gets its color from a pigment called melanin. Special cells in the skin make melanin. When these cells become damaged or unhealthy, it affects melanin production. Some pigmentation disorders affect just patches of skin. Others affect your entire body.

If your body makes too much melanin, your skin gets darker. Pregnancy, Addison's disease, and sun exposure all can make your skin darker. If your body makes too little melanin, your skin gets lighter. Vitiligo is a condition that causes patches of light skin. Albinism is a genetic condition affecting a person's skin. A person with albinism may have no color, lighter than normal skin color, or patchy missing skin color. Infections, blisters and burns can also cause lighter skin.

  • Acanthosis nigricans (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Albinism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Incontinentia pigmenti (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Incontinentia pigmenti achromians (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Liver spots (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Melasma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin - abnormally dark or light (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin color - patchy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Urticaria pigmentosa (Medical Encyclopedia)


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