ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Drug phototoxic response L56.0

L56.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L56.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L55-L59 Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
Category L56 Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Drug phototoxic response”

  • ReactionSee also Disorder
  • Response(drug)
    • phototoxic - L56.0
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.