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ICD-10-CM Code L25.9
Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L25.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L259 is used to code Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a type of skin inflammation (dermatitis).

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D003877
ICD 9 Code: 692.9

Rash resulting from skin reactions.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L25.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Contact dermatitis (occupational) NOS
Contact eczema (occupational) NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Subacute contact dermatitis (disorder)
  • Constitutional discoid hand eczema (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L25.9 - Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L25.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Contact dermatitis and other eczema, unspecified cause (approximate match)

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 L25.9 and a single ICD9 code, 692.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L25 - Unspecified contact dermatitis

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