ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017

See: Allergic contact dermatitis

L23 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
Allergic contact dermatitis
Excludes1
Excludes2
  • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
  • dermatitis of eyelid (H01.1-)
  • diaper dermatitis (L22)
  • eczema of external ear (H60.5-)
  • irritant contact dermatitis (L24.-)
  • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
  • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)

More specific codes for Allergic contact dermatitis

  • L23.0 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to metals
  • L23.1 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to adhesives
  • L23.2 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to cosmetics
  • L23.3 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
  • L23.4 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to dyes
  • L23.5 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
  • L23.6 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to food in contact with the skin
  • L23.7 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to plants, except food
  • L23.8 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to other agents
    • L23.81 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to animal (cat) (dog) dander
    • L23.89 - Allergic contact dermatitis due to other agents
  • L23.9 - Allergic contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to L23
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L23 Allergic contact dermatitis

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.