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ICD-10-CM Code L27.1
Localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally

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

L27.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L271 is used to code Drug eruption

In medicine, a drug eruption is an adverse drug reaction of the skin. Most drug-induced cutaneous reactions are mild and disappear when the offending drug is withdrawn. These are called "simple" drug eruptions. However, more serious drug eruptions may be associated with organ injury such as liver or kidney damage and are categorized as "complex". Drugs can also cause hair and nail changes, affect the mucous membranes, or cause itching without outward skin changes.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: D003875, D003875
ICD 9 Codes: 692.3, 782.1

Examples of drug eruptions. (A) Bullous dermatitis caused by sulfathiazole (B) Fixed drug eruption caused by phenolphtalein (C) Bullous erythema multiforme (D) Diffuse photosensitivity reaction.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L27.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Additional Code Note:
Use Additional Code
Use Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Localized eczema due to systemically administered drug (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L27.1 - Localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L27.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Hand-foot syndrome (L27.1)
Erythrodysesthesia, palmar plantar(PPE) (L27.1)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Dermatitis due to drugs and medicines taken internally (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 L27.1 and a single ICD9 code, 693.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L27 - Dermatitis due to substances taken internally

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