ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L57.8

Oth skin changes due to chr expsr to nonionizing radiation

Diagnosis Code L57.8

ICD-10: L57.8
Short Description: Oth skin changes due to chr expsr to nonionizing radiation
Long Description: Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L57.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
      • Skin changes due to chronic expsr to nonionizing radiation (L57)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L57.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Acquired colloid milium
  • Actinic dermatitis
  • Actinic lichen planus
  • Chronic effect of ultraviolet radiation on normal skin
  • Colloid milium
  • Comedone
  • Fibrotic disorder of skin
  • Fibrotic disorder of skin
  • Idiopathic photodermatosis
  • Juvenile colloid milium
  • Light and ultraviolet-induced dermatosis
  • Nodular elastosis with cysts AND comedones of Favre and Racouchot
  • Photoaggravation of disorder
  • Radiation dermatitis
  • Senile dermatosis
  • Solar degeneration
  • Solar pruritus
  • Solar pruritus of elbows
  • Sun-induced wrinkles

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L57.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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