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ICD-10-CM Code L25
Unspecified 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 L25 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of L25 that describes the diagnosis 'unspecified contact dermatitis' in more detail.


The ICD code L25 is used to code Dermatitis

Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is inflammation of the skin. It is characterized by itchy, erythematous, vesicular, weeping, and crusting patches. The term eczema is also commonly used to describe atopic dermatitis also known as atopic eczema. In some languages, dermatitis and eczema are synonyms, while in other languages dermatitis implies an acute condition and eczema a chronic one.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D004485
ICD 9 Code: 692

A moderate case of dermatitis of the hands

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L25 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."
Allergic contact dermatitis - instead, use code L23.-
Allergy NOS - instead, use code T78.40
Dermatitis NOS - instead, use code L30.9
Irritant contact dermatitis - instead, use code L24.-
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 ingested substances - instead, use code L27.-
Dermatitis of eyelid - instead, use code H01.1-
Eczema of external ear - instead, use code H60.5-
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 'L25 - Unspecified contact dermatitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L25. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


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