2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L40.2

Acrodermatitis continua

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L40.2 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 L40.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L40.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 L40.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above L40.2 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 L40.2:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acrodermatitis continua of hallopeau
  • Dermatitis repens
ICD-10-CM L40.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 595 Major skin disorders with mcc
  • 596 Major skin disorders without mcc

Convert L40.2 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L40.2:
  • Acrodermatitis L30.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.8

    Other specified dermatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • continua L40.2 (Hallopeau)
    • Hallopeau's L40.2
    • perstans L40.2
    • pustulosa continua L40.2
    • recalcitrant pustular L40.2
  • 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
    • repens L40.2
  • Hallopeau's acrodermatitis or disease L40.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L40.2
L30.1 Dyshidrosis [pompholyx]
L30.2 Cutaneous autosensitization
L30.3 Infective dermatitis
L30.4 Erythema intertrigo
L30.5 Pityriasis alba
L30.8 Other specified dermatitis
L30.9 Dermatitis, unspecified
L40 Psoriasis
L40.0 Psoriasis vulgaris
L40.1 Generalized pustular psoriasis
L40.2 Acrodermatitis continua
L40.3 Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris
L40.4 Guttate psoriasis
L40.5 Arthropathic psoriasis
L40.50 …… unspecified
L40.51 Distal interphalangeal psoriatic arthropathy
L40.52 Psoriatic arthritis mutilans
L40.53 Psoriatic spondylitis
L40.54 Psoriatic juvenile arthropathy
L40.59 Other psoriatic arthropathy
L40.8 Other psoriasis

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