ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents

  ICD-10 Code for Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals L24.81

L24.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L24.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
Category L24 Irritant contact dermatitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chromium
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to nickel

Related Terms to “Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals”

  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • due to
      • chromium(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
      • dichromate - L24.81
      • metals, metal salts(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
      • nickel(contact) (irritant) - L24.81
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L24.81 Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals

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.