ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents

  ICD-10 Code for Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals L24.81

L24.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L24.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
Category L24 Irritant contact dermatitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chromium
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to nickel

Related Terms to “Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals”

  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • due to
      • chromium(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
      • dichromate - L24.81
      • metals, metal salts(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
      • nickel(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.