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ICD-10-CM Code L56.2
Photocontact dermatitis [berloque dermatitis]

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

L56.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of photocontact dermatitis [berloque dermatitis]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L562 is used to code Phytophotodermatitis

Phytophotodermatitis, also known as "Lime Disease" (not to be confused with Lyme Disease), "Berloque dermatitis", or "Margarita photodermatitis" is a chemical reaction which makes skin hypersensitive to ultraviolet light. It is frequently mistaken for hereditary conditions such as atopic dermatitis or chemical burns, but it is caused by contact with the photosensitizing compounds found naturally in some plants and vegetables like parsnips, citrus fruits, and more. Symptoms can be burning, itching, stinging, and large blisters that slowly accumulate over time.

Specialty: Dermatology

Phytophotodermatitis caused by Lime

Source: Wikipedia

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

  • Acute phytophotodermatitis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L56.2 - Photocontact dermatitis [berloque dermatitis]'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L56.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Berlock(berloque) dermatitis (L56.2)


Acute dermatitis due to solar radiation (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 L56.2 and a single ICD9 code, 692.72 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L56 - Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

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