L94.4: Gottron papules

You have a skin condition with changed areas on the skin.

This condition causes the changed areas to look red or bluish. The changed areas are slightly higher than the surrounding skin. Small papules may form, too.

The changed areas occur on the knuckles in particular. However, they can also be found on other areas such as elbows, knees or ankles.

Additional indicator

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

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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