Dx. Porokeratosis?

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Hi All,
Can I use Q82.8 (0ther specified congenital malformation of skin) for a 51 year old male which I assumed it's congenital? this a Podiatry New Visit.

Thank you,
IM
 

thomas7331

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Hi All,
Can I use Q82.8 (0ther specified congenital malformation of skin) for a 51 year old male which I assumed it's congenital? this a Podiatry New Visit.

Thank you,
IM
Porokeratosis classifies to Q82.8 in the ICD-10 index, so that is the correct code if this is the documented diagnosis - no need to make any assumptions, and the type of visit does not affect the coding.
 
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