ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017

See: Irritant contact dermatitis

L24 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
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)

More specific codes for Irritant contact dermatitis

  • L24.0 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to detergents
  • L24.1 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to oils and greases
  • L24.2 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to solvents
  • L24.3 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to cosmetics
  • L24.4 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
  • L24.5 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
  • L24.6 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin
  • L24.7 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to plants, except food
  • L24.8 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
    • L24.81 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals
    • L24.89 - Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
  • L24.9 - Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
Back to L24
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L24 Irritant 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.