What is non bullous impetigo?
What is the ICD-10-CM code for impetigo unspecified?
How do you code impetigo?
What is the main term for impetigo?
What is the ICD-10 code for skin infection?
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What causes bullous impetigo?
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What is the ICd 10 code for nonbullous impetigo?
L01.01 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-bullous impetigo. The code L01.01 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.#N#The ICD-10-CM code L01.01 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like non-bullous impetigo or staphylococcal non-bullous impetigo.
What is impetigo caused by?
Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. It is usually caused by staphylococcal (staph) bacteria, but it can also be caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. It is most common in children between the ages of two and six. It usually starts when bacteria get into a break in the skin, such as a cut, scratch, or insect bite.
How does impetigo spread?
Impetigo can spread by contact with sores or nasal discharge from an infected person . You can treat impetigo with antibiotics.
What is the ICD code for impetigo?
L01.01 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of non-bullous impetigo. A ‘billable code’ is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
Is impetigo a contagious disease?
Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection most common among preschool children. People who play close contact sports, such as wrestling are also susceptible, regardless of age. Antibiotic creams or pills are often used as a remedy.