1. L56 Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

    Use additional code to identify the source of the ultraviolet radiation (W89, X32)

    1. L56.0 Drug phototoxic response

    2. L56.1 Drug photoallergic response

    3. L56.2 Photocontact dermatitis [berloque dermatitis]

    4. L56.3 Solar urticaria

    5. L56.4 Polymorphous light eruption

    6. L56.5 Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP)

    7. L56.8 Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

    8. L56.9 Acute skin change due to ultraviolet radiation, unspecified

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.