ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I78.1

Nevus, non-neoplastic

Diagnosis Code I78.1

ICD-10: I78.1
Short Description: Nevus, non-neoplastic
Long Description: Nevus, non-neoplastic
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I78.1

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The code I78.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Diseases of capillaries (I78)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I78.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • 448.1 - Nevus, non-neoplastic

  • Angioma serpiginosum
  • Ankle flare
  • Bladder telangiectasia
  • Compound nevus of skin
  • Corticosteroid-induced telangiectasia
  • Cutaneous atrophy due to corticosteroids
  • Cutaneous complication of systemic sclerosis
  • Dermal cellular nevus
  • Epidermal nevus
  • Generalized essential telangiectasia
  • Livedo telangiectatica
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated nailfold telangiectasia
  • Mixed vascular malformation
  • Non-neoplastic nevus
  • Post-radiotherapy telangiectasis of vocal cord
  • Primary idiopathic cutaneous telangiectasia
  • Progressive ascending arborizing telangiectasia
  • Scleroderma-associated nailfold telangiectasia
  • Scleroderma-associated telangiectasia
  • Secondary idiopathic telangiectasia
  • Secondary telangiectasia
  • Senile angioma
  • Senile nevus
  • Skin - benign mole and nevus
  • Solar telangiectasia
  • Spider nevus
  • Spider telangiectasis in association with liver disease
  • Spider telangiectasis in association with pregnancy
  • Spider telangiectasis, secondary
  • Spider telangiectasis, secondary
  • Spider telangiectasis, secondary
  • Spider vein of right lower limb
  • Telangiectasia disorder
  • Telangiectasia due to prolonged vasodilatation
  • Telangiectasia due to venous hypertension
  • Telangiectasia due to venous hypertension
  • Telangiectasia following surgery
  • Telangiectasia of limb
  • Telangiectasia of nailfolds
  • Telangiectasia of skin of face
  • Telangiectasias of lid margin
  • Telangiectasis of vocal fold
  • TEMPI syndrome
  • Thread veins
  • Unilateral nevoid telangiectasia syndrome
  • Venous telangiectases of the lower limb

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code I78.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Also called: Cafe au lait spot, Hemangioma, Mongolian spot, Nevus, Strawberry mark

Birthmarks are abnormalities of the skin that are present when a baby is born. There are two types of birthmarks. Vascular birthmarks are made up of blood vessels that haven't formed correctly. They are usually red. Two types of vascular birthmarks are hemangiomas and port-wine stains. Pigmented birthmarks are made of a cluster of pigment cells which cause color in skin. They can be many different colors, from tan to brown, gray to black, or even blue. Moles can be birthmarks.

No one knows what causes many types of birthmarks, but some run in families. Your baby's doctor will look at the birthmark to see if it needs any treatment or if it should be watched. Pigmented birthmarks aren't usually treated, except for moles. Treatment for vascular birthmarks includes laser surgery.

Most birthmarks are not serious, and some go away on their own. Some stay the same or get worse as you get older. Usually birthmarks are only a concern for your appearance. But certain types can increase your risk of skin cancer. If your birthmark bleeds, hurts, itches, or becomes infected, call your health care provider.

  • Birthmarks - pigmented (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Birthmarks - red (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cherry angioma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hemangioma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Mongolian blue spots (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Port-wine stain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Stork bite (Medical Encyclopedia)

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