2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.5

Irritant contact dermatitis due to other chemical products

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • L24.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L24.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L24.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 L24.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to cement
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to insecticide
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to plastic
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to rubber
The following code(s) above L24.5 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to L24.5:
  • L00-L99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L20-L30
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range L20-L30

    Dermatitis and eczema

    Note
    • In this block the terms dermatitis and eczema are used synonymously and interchangeably.
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic (childhood) granulomatous disease (D71)
    • dermatitis gangrenosa (L08.0)
    • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
    • dry skin dermatitis (L85.3)
    • factitial dermatitis (L98.1)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    • stasis dermatitis (I87.2)
    Dermatitis and eczema
  • L24
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24

    Irritant contact dermatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
    • dermatitis due to substances taken internally (L27.-)
    • dermatitis of eyelid (H01.1-)
    • diaper dermatitis (L22)
    • eczema of external ear (H60.5-)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    Irritant contact dermatitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to chemical
ICD-10-CM L24.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L24.5 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L24.5:
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • contact (occupational) L25.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25.9

      Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Contact dermatitis (occupational) NOS
      • Contact eczema (occupational) NOS
      • irritant L24.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.9

        Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Irritant contact eczema NOS
        • due to
          • cement L24.5
          • chemical products NEC L24.5
    • due to
      • adhesive(s) (allergic) (contact) (plaster) L23.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L23.1

        Allergic contact dermatitis due to adhesives

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • irritant L24.5
      • plasters (adhesive) (any) (allergic) (contact) L23.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L23.1

        Allergic contact dermatitis due to adhesives

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • irritant L24.5
      • acids L24.5 (contact) (irritant)
      • alkalis L24.5 (contact) (irritant)
      • caustics L24.5 (contact) (irritant)
      • insecticide in contact with skin L24.5
      • nylon L24.5 (contact) (irritant)
      • rubber L24.5 (contact)
  • Erythema, erythematous (infectional) (inflammation) L53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53.9

    Erythematous condition, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Erythema NOS
    • Erythroderma NOS
    • due to
      • chemical NEC L53.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53.0

        Toxic erythema

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Code First
        • poisoning due to drug or toxin, if applicable (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • neonatal erythema toxicum (P83.1)
        Use Additional
        • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
        • in contact with skin L24.5
  • Itch, itching - see also Pruritus
    • bricklayer's L24.5

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L24.5
L23.8 Allergic contact dermatitis due to other agents
L23.81 Allergic contact dermatitis due to animal (cat) (dog) dander
L23.89 Allergic contact dermatitis due to other agents
L23.9 Allergic contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
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
L24.81 Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals
L24.89 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
L24.9 Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
L25 Unspecified contact dermatitis
L25.0 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to cosmetics
L25.1 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
L25.2 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to dyes

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.