ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

  ICD-10 Code for Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation L57.8

L57.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L57.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L55-L59 Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
Category L57 Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

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