ICD-10-CM Code L24.5
Irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L24.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L24 is used to code Hand eczema
Hand eczema presents on the palms and soles, and may sometimes be difficult or impossible to differentiate from atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, and psoriasis, which also commonly involve the hands.:78 Even a biopsy of all these conditions may not result in a definitive diagnosis, as all three conditions may demonstrate spongiosis and crusting on the hands.:78
|MeSH Codes:||, D017453|
|ICD 9 Codes:||, 692|
Coding Notes for L24.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Irritant contact dermatitis due to cement
- Irritant contact dermatitis due to insecticide
- Irritant contact dermatitis due to plastic
- Irritant contact dermatitis due to rubber
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Contact dermatitis due to caustics (disorder)
- Swimming pool dermatitis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L24.5 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L24.5 and a single ICD9 code, 692.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.