2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.A

Irritant contact dermatitis due to friction or contact with body fluids

    2022 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L24.A should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Irritant cntct derm d/t friction or cntct with body fluids
  • ICD-10-CM L24.A is a new 2022 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L24.A - other international versions of ICD-10 L24.A may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as L24.A. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.B

    Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula

      2022 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any artificial opening status (Z93.-), if applicable, for contact dermatitis related to stoma secretions
    L24.B-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (L24.A) and the excluded code together.
  • erythema intertrigo (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.4

    Erythema intertrigo

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    L30.4
    )
The following code(s) above L24.A 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.A:
  • L00-L99
    2022 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
    2022 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 2020 2021 2022 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
Code History
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): New code
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L24.A
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
L24.A Irritant contact dermatitis due to friction or contact with body fluids
L24.A0 …… unspecified
L24.A1 Irritant contact dermatitis due to saliva
L24.A2 Irritant contact dermatitis due to fecal, urinary or dual incontinence
L24.A9 Irritant contact dermatitis due friction or contact with other specified body fluids
L24.B Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula
L24.B0 Irritant contact dermatitis related to unspecified stoma or fistula
L24.B1 Irritant contact dermatitis related to digestive stoma or fistula
L24.B2 Irritant contact dermatitis related to respiratory stoma or fistula
L24.B3 Irritant contact dermatitis related to fecal or urinary stoma or fistula
L25 Unspecified contact dermatitis

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