In this block the terms dermatitis and eczema are used synonymously and interchangeably.

Excludes2

  • chronic (childhood) granulomatous disease (D71)
  • dermatitis gangrenosa (L08.0)
  • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
  • dry skin dermatitis (L85.3)
  • factitial dermatitis (L98.1)
  • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
  • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
  • stasis dermatitis (I87.2)
  1. L24 Irritant contact dermatitis

    Excludes1

    Excludes2

    • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • dermatitis of eyelid (H01.1-)
    • diaper dermatitis (L22)
    • eczema of external ear (H60.5-)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    1. L24.0 Irritant contact dermatitis due to detergents

    2. L24.1 Irritant contact dermatitis due to oils and greases

    3. L24.2 Irritant contact dermatitis due to solvents

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chlorocompound
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to cyclohexane
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to ester
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to glycol
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to hydrocarbon
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to ketone
    4. L24.3 Irritant contact dermatitis due to cosmetics

    5. L24.4 Irritant contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin

    6. L24.5 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to cement
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to insecticide
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to plastic
      • Irritant contact dermatitis due to rubber
    7. L24.6 Irritant contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

    8. L24.7 Irritant contact dermatitis due to plants, except food

    9. L24.8 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents

      1. L24.81 Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chromium
        • Irritant contact dermatitis due to nickel
      2. L24.89 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Irritant contact dermatitis due to dyes
    10. L24.9 Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Irritant contact eczema NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.