Diagnosis Code

L24.81 IRRITANT CONTACT DERMATITIS DUE TO METALS


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L24.81

Short Description: Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals

Long Description: Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals

The code L24.81 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
      • Irritant contact dermatitis (L24)
        • L24.81 Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Irritant contact dermatitis caused by chemical
  • Irritant contact dermatitis caused by metal
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to metal swarf

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L24.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code L24.81 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chromium
    • Irritant contact dermatitis due to nickel

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L24.81 Right Arrow 692.83 Dermatitis metals

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L24 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
L24.89 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
L24.9 Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019