L98.2: Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]

You have a disorder with a high temperature and changes to your skin.

The skin of the face or upper arms is often changed. In the places affected, the skin is usually scaly, red and raised. The areas of skin affected and the joints may be sore. Sometimes the person feels very weak. Other symptoms may occur as well.

There are various causes of the disorder. It can be caused by pathogens, a medication or another disorder, for example.

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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