ICD-10-CM Code L27.2
Dermatitis due to ingested food
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L27.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dermatitis due to ingested food. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 L27.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Dermatitis due to food in contact with skin (L23.6, L24.6, L25.4) - instead, use code L23.6
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L27.2 - Dermatitis due to ingested food'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 693.1 was previously used, L27.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.