ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 20, 2017

See: Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

L57 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.

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Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify the source of the ultraviolet radiation (W89)

More specific codes for Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

  • L57.0 - Actinic keratosis
  • L57.1 - Actinic reticuloid
  • L57.2 - Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae
  • L57.3 - Poikiloderma of Civatte
  • L57.4 - Cutis laxa senilis
  • L57.5 - Actinic granuloma
  • L57.8 - Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
  • L57.9 - Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation, unspecified
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L57 Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

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.