Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome L00

  • L00 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L00 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L00 - other international versions of ICD-10 L00 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Ritter's disease
Use Additional:
  • code to identify percentage of skin exfoliation (L49.-)
Type 1 Excludes:
  • bullous impetigo (L01.03)
  • pemphigus neonatorum (L01.03)
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell] (L51.2)

Codes: = Billable

  • L00 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.