ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Erythema ab igne [dermatitis ab igne] L59.0

L59.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L59.0 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 L59 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Erythema ab igne [dermatitis ab igne]”

  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • ab igne - L59.0
    • calorica - L59.0
    • combustionis - L59.0
    • due to
      • hot
        • weather or places - L59.0
    • heat - L59.0
  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
    • ab igne - L59.0
  • Heat(effects) - T67.9
    • dermatitis or eczema - L59.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L59.0 Erythema ab igne [dermatitis ab igne]

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.