L98.0: Pyogenic granuloma

You have a bump on your skin.

The bump consists of a lot of small, new blood vessels. It can appear after injuries, for example. This type of bump is often found on the head, hands or feet, and it quickly gets bigger.

The bump is usually red or blue and it is not very painful. The skin is often very sensitive at the bump, and it can easily get injured and bleed.

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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