2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L27.2

Dermatitis due to ingested food

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L27.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L27.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L27.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 L27.2 may differ.
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 (L27.2) and the excluded code together.
  • dermatitis due to food in contact with skin (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L23.6

    Allergic contact dermatitis due to food in contact with the skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    L23.6
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.6

    Irritant contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    L24.6
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25.4

    Unspecified contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    L25.4
    )
The following code(s) above L27.2 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 L27.2:
  • L00-L99
    2020 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
    2020 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
  • L27
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L27

    Dermatitis due to substances taken internally

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • adverse food reaction, except dermatitis (T78.0-T78.1)
    • contact dermatitis (L23-L25)
    • drug photoallergic response (L56.1)
    • drug phototoxic response (L56.0)
    • urticaria (L50.-)
    Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dermatitis due to food taken internally
  • Ingestion dermatitis due to food
ICD-10-CM L27.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L27.2 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to L27.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: T61
    , T62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T61

    Toxic effect of noxious substances eaten as seafood

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • allergic reaction to food, such as:
    • anaphylactic reaction or shock due to adverse food reaction (T78.0-)
    • bacterial foodborne intoxications (A05.-)
    • dermatitis (L23.6, L25.4, L27.2)
    • food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (K52.21)
    • food protein-induced enteropathy (K52.22)
    • gastroenteritis (noninfective) (K52.29)
    • toxic effect of aflatoxin and other mycotoxins (T64)
    • toxic effect of cyanides (T65.0-)
    • toxic effect of harmful algae bloom (T65.82-)
    • toxic effect of hydrogen cyanide (T57.3-)
    • toxic effect of mercury (T56.1-)
    • toxic effect of red tide (T65.82-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T62

    Toxic effect of other noxious substances eaten as food

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • allergic reaction to food, such as:
    • anaphylactic shock (reaction) due to adverse food reaction (T78.0-)
    • bacterial food borne intoxications (A05.-)
    • dermatitis (L23.6, L25.4, L27.2)
    • food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (K52.21)
    • food protein-induced enteropathy (K52.22)
    • gastroenteritis (noninfective) (K52.29)
    • toxic effect of aflatoxin and other mycotoxins (T64)
    • toxic effect of cyanides (T65.0-)
    • toxic effect of hydrogen cyanide (T57.3-)
    • toxic effect of mercury (T56.1-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: T78.1
    , L24.6
    , L23.6
    , L25.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T78.1

    Other adverse food reactions, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • anaphylactic reaction or shock due to adverse food reaction (T78.0-)
    • anaphylactic reaction due to food (T78.0-)
    • bacterial food borne intoxications (A05.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis (K52.29)
    • allergic rhinitis due to food (J30.5)
    • dermatitis due to food in contact with skin (L23.6, L24.6, L25.4)
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    • food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (K52.21)
    • food protein-induced enteropathy (K52.22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify the type of reaction, if applicable
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L24.6

    Irritant contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L23.6

    Allergic contact dermatitis due to food in contact with the skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25.4

    Unspecified contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested food (L27.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L27.2:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) (to) T78.40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T78.40

    Allergy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Allergic reaction NOS
    • Hypersensitivity NOS
    • milk protein Z91.011
      - see also Allergy, food
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z91.011

      Allergy to milk products

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Type 1 Excludes
      • lactose intolerance (E73.-)
      • dermatitis L27.2
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • due to
      • food (ingested) L27.2
      • ingestion, ingested substance L27.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L27.9

        Dermatitis due to unspecified substance taken internally

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • food L27.2
      • internal agent L27.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L27.9

        Dermatitis due to unspecified substance taken internally

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • food L27.2
      • cereal L27.2 (ingested)
      • coffee L27.2 (ingested)
      • fish L27.2 (ingested)
      • flour L27.2 (ingested)
      • fruit L27.2 (ingested)
      • meat L27.2 (ingested)
      • milk L27.2 (ingested)
  • Food
    • allergy L27.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L27.2
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
L25.5 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to plants, except food
L25.8 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other agents
L25.9 Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
L26 Exfoliative dermatitis
L27 Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
L27.0 Generalized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.1 Localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.2 Dermatitis due to ingested food
L27.8 Dermatitis due to other substances taken internally
L27.9 Dermatitis due to unspecified substance taken internally
L28 Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo
L28.0 Lichen simplex chronicus
L28.1 Prurigo nodularis
L28.2 Other prurigo
L29 Pruritus
L29.0 Pruritus ani
L29.1 Pruritus scroti
L29.2 Pruritus vulvae

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