L98.5: Mucinosis of skin

Certain substances have accumulated in your skin.

So-called mucins have accumulated in your skin. Mucins also occur naturally in the skin in small quantities. There are various reasons why mucins can accumulate in the skin.

In the places affected, the skin usually has a red-brown color and is swollen. You may also have a high temperature or joint pain and feel weak.

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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