ICD-10-CM Code L27
Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code L27 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of L27 that describes the diagnosis 'dermatitis due to substances taken internally' in more detail.
- L27 Dermatitis due to substances taken internally NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE L27.0 due to taken internally
- BILLABLE L27.1 due to taken internally
- BILLABLE L27.2 Dermatitis due to
- BILLABLE L27.8 Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
- BILLABLE L27.9 Dermatitis due to taken internally
The ICD code L27 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.
|ICD 9 Code:||692|
A moderate case of dermatitis of the hands
Coding Notes for L27 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-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
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-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."
- Adverse food reaction, except dermatitis (T78.0-T78.1) - instead, use code T78.0-
- Contact dermatitis - instead, use Section L23-L25
- Drug photoallergic response - instead, use code L56.1
- Drug phototoxic response - instead, use code L56.0
- Urticaria - instead, use code L50.-
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L27 - Dermatitis due to substances taken internally'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L27. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.