Dermatology Management and Referral Guidelines

Please select a condition below to get detailed referral guidelines. You can also download our Pediatric Dermatology Referral Guidelines in their entirety for easy reference or if you would like to print them for your records.

ICD-10 Guide

  • Acne: L70.0 acne vulgaris, L70.1 acne conglobata, L70.4 infantile, L70.5 acne excoriae, L70.8 other acne, or L70.9 acne unspecified.
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema): L20.82 flexural, L20.83 infantile, L20.89 other atopic dermatitis, or L20.9 atopic dermatitis unspecified.
  • Molluscum Contagiosum: B08.1
  • Nevi (Moles): Start with D22 and rest depends on site
  • Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus): B35.1
  • Psoriasis: L40.0 plaque, L40.1 generalized pustular psoriasis, L40.3 palmoplantar pustulosis, L40.4 guttate, L40.54 psoriatic juvenile arthropathy, L40.8 other psoriasis, or L40.9 psoriasis unspecified.
  • Scabies: B86
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis: L21.0 capitis, L21.1 infantile, L21.8 other seborrheic dermatitis, or L21.9 seborrheic dermatitis unspecified.
  • Tinea Capitis: B35.0
  • Tinea Versicolor: B36.0
  • Vitiligo: L80
  • Warts: B07.0 verruca plantaris, B07.8 verruca vulgaris (common warts), B07.9 viral wart unspecified, or A63.0 anogenital warts.