Sunburn L55- >

Clinical Information
  • An injury to the skin causing erythema, tenderness, and sometimes blistering and resulting from excessive exposure to the sun. The reaction is produced by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.
  • Injury to the skin, with erythema, tenderness, and in some extreme cases blistering, following excessive exposure to sunlight; produced by ultraviolet rays not filtered out by clouds or water.
Codes
  • L55 Sunburn
    • L55.0 Sunburn of first degree
    • L55.1 Sunburn of second degree
    • L55.2 Sunburn of third degree
    • L55.9 Sunburn, unspecified