ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 24, 2017

See: Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

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Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

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More specific codes for Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

  • L59.0 - Erythema ab igne [dermatitis ab igne]
  • L59.8 - Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation
  • L59.9 - Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation, unspecified
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