L30.5: Pityriasis alba
You have pale changes on your skin.
You have small, pale patches on your skin that are scaly. These types of changes to the skin are more visible if the person has a darker skin. The skin of the face is often affected.
The exact cause of the disease is unknown. Inflammations may play a part.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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