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ICD-10-CM Code L23
Allergic contact dermatitis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L23 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of L23 that describes the diagnosis 'allergic contact dermatitis' in more detail.


The ICD code L23 is used to code Allergic contact dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a forms of contact dermatitis that is the manifestation of an allergic response caused by contact with a substance, the other type being irritant contact dermatitis (ICD).

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D017449
ICD 9 Code: 691.8

Illustration of allergic contact dermatitis

Coding Notes for L23 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Allergy NOS - instead, use code T78.40
Contact dermatitis NOS - instead, use code L25.9
Dermatitis NOS - instead, use code L30.9
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Dermatitis due to substances taken internally - instead, use code L27.-
Dermatitis of eyelid - instead, use code H01.1-
Diaper dermatitis - instead, use Code L22
Eczema of external ear - instead, use code H60.5-
Irritant contact dermatitis - instead, use code L24.-
Perioral dermatitis - instead, use code L71.0
Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue - instead, use Section L55-L59

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L23 - Allergic contact dermatitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L23. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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