ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Polymorphous light eruption L56.4

L56.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L56.4 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.
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Related Terms to “Polymorphous light eruption”

  • Eruption
    • Hutchinson, summer - L56.4
    • polymorphous light(sun) - L56.4
  • Hutchinson's
    • disease, meaning
      • prurigo estivalis - L56.4
      • summer eruption or summer prurigo - L56.4
  • Hydroa - R23.8
    • aestivale - L56.4
    • vacciniforme - L56.4
  • Prurigo(ferox) (gravis) (Hebrae) (Hebra's) (mitis) (simplex) - L28.2
    • estivalis - L56.4
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.