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

See: Unspecified contact dermatitis

L25 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Unspecified contact dermatitis
Excludes1
  • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
  • allergy NOS (T78.40)
  • dermatitis NOS (L30.9)
  • irritant contact dermatitis (L24.-)
Excludes2
  • dermatitis due to ingested substances (L27.-)
  • dermatitis of eyelid (H01.1-)
  • eczema of external ear (H60.5-)
  • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
  • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)

More specific codes for Unspecified contact dermatitis

  • L25.0 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to cosmetics
  • L25.1 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
  • L25.2 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to dyes
  • L25.3 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
  • L25.4 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin
  • L25.5 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to plants, except food
  • L25.8 - Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other agents
  • L25.9 - Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
Back to L25
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.