Brachioradial Pruritus: is it caused by a nerve compression in the cervical spine or is it caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight?
Why is it now becoming known in the medical field as a real condition?
Although there is no cure for Brachioradial Pruritus, many people have found relief by applying ice on the effected area along with a menthol product.
2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.8
Pruritic conditions NEC
This is the final revision to ICD-9-CM 698.8. Beginning October 1, 2014, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) instead of 698.8. Until then, ICD-9-CM 698.8 is considered a billable medical code and can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert ICD-9-CM 698.8 to ICD-10-CMICD-9-CM
698.8 converts approximately to:2014 ICD-10-CM L29.8
L29.8 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.ICD-10-CM. This officially replaces ICD-9-CM on October 1, 2014. L29.8 and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.