2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.B

Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula

    2022 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L24.B should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • ICD-10-CM L24.B 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.B - other international versions of ICD-10 L24.B may differ.
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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
  • code to identify any artificial opening status (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z93
    • Z93 Artificial opening status
      • Z93.0 Tracheostomy status
      • Z93.1 Gastrostomy status
      • Z93.2 Ileostomy status
      • Z93.3 Colostomy status
      • Z93.4 Other artificial openings of gastrointestinal...
      • Z93.5 Cystostomy status
        • Z93.50 Unspecified cystostomy status
        • Z93.51 Cutaneous-vesicostomy status
        • Z93.52 Appendico-vesicostomy status
        • Z93.59 Other cystostomy status
      • Z93.6 Other artificial openings of urinary tract st...
      • Z93.8 Other artificial opening status
      • Z93.9 Artificial opening status, unspecified
    Z93.-
    ), if applicable, for contact dermatitis related to stoma secretions
The following code(s) above L24.B 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.B:
  • 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
Code annotations containing back-references to L24.B:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L24.A
    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
    Type 1 Excludes
    • irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula (L24.B-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • erythema intertrigo (L30.4)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L24.B
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
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
L25.3 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
L25.4 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

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