2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L57.8

Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L57.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth skin changes due to chr expsr to nonionizing radiation
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L57.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L57.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 L57.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Farmer's skin
  • Sailor's skin
  • Solar dermatitis
The following code(s) above L57.8 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 L57.8:
  • 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
  • L57
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L57

    Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify the source of the ultraviolet radiation (W89)
    Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute phototoxic dermatitis
  • Chronic dermatitis due to solar radiation
  • Chronic phototoxic dermatitis
  • Colloid milium
  • Contact dermatitis due to solar radiation
  • Dermatitis due to solar radiation, acute
  • Phytophotodermatitis
ICD-10-CM L57.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L57.8 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 L57.8:
  • Atrophia - see also Atrophy
    • cutis senilis L90.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.8

      Other atrophic disorders of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to radiation L57.8
    • senilis R54
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R54

      Age-related physical debility

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
      Applicable To
      • Frailty
      • Old age
      • Senescence
      • Senile asthenia
      • Senile debility
      Type 1 Excludes
      • dermatological L90.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.8

        Other atrophic disorders of skin

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • due to radiation L57.8 (nonionizing) (solar)
  • Atrophoderma, atrophodermia (of) L90.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.9

    Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • senile L90.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.8

      Other atrophic disorders of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to radiation L57.8 (nonionizing) (solar)
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • senile R54
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R54

      Age-related physical debility

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
      Applicable To
      • Frailty
      • Old age
      • Senescence
      • Senile asthenia
      • Senile debility
      Type 1 Excludes
      • due to radiation L57.8 (nonionizing) (solar)
    • skin (patches) (spots) L90.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.9

      Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to radiation L57.8 (nonionizing) (solar)
  • Change(s) (in) (of) - see also Removal
    • skin R23.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R23.9

      Unspecified skin changes

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • chronic, due to nonionizing radiation L57.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L57.9

        Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified NEC L57.8
  • 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
    • actinic (due to sun) L57.8
    • due to
      • light (sun) L57.8
      • radiation L59.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L59.8

        Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • sun NEC L57.8
        • nonionizing L57.8 (chronic exposure)
      • sunshine NEC L57.8
      • ultraviolet rays (sun NEC) (chronic exposure) L57.8
    • ultraviolet (sun) (chronic exposure) L57.8
    • solare L57.8
  • Dermoid (cyst) - see also Neoplasm, benign, by site
    • due to radiation L57.8 (nonionizing)
  • Elastosis
    • actinic, solar L57.8
  • Farmer's
    • skin L57.8
  • Milium L72.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L72.0

    Epidermal cyst

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • colloid L57.8
  • Photodermatitis (sun) L56.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L56.8

    Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • chronic L57.8
  • Sailors' skin L57.8
  • Sunburn L55.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L55.9

    Sunburn, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • due to
      • tanning bed (acute) L56.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L56.8

        Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • chronic L57.8
      • ultraviolet radiation (acute) L56.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L56.8

        Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • chronic L57.8
  • Weather, weathered
    • skin L57.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L57.8
L56.5 Disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP)
L56.8 Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation
L56.9 Acute skin change due to ultraviolet radiation, unspecified
L57 Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
L57.0 Actinic keratosis
L57.1 Actinic reticuloid
L57.2 Cutis rhomboidalis nuchae
L57.3 Poikiloderma of Civatte
L57.4 Cutis laxa senilis
L57.5 Actinic granuloma
L57.8 Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
L57.9 Skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation, unspecified
L58 Radiodermatitis
L58.0 Acute radiodermatitis
L58.1 Chronic radiodermatitis
L58.9 Radiodermatitis, unspecified
L59 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation
L59.0 Erythema ab igne [dermatitis ab igne]
L59.8 Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation
L59.9 Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue related to radiation, unspecified
L60 Nail disorders

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