2022 ICD-10-CM Code L24.B

Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:L24.B
Short Description:Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula
Long Description:Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
      • Irritant contact dermatitis (L24)

L24.B is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula

Non-specific codes like L24.B require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for irritant contact dermatitis related to stoma or fistula:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L24.B0 for Irritant contact dermatitis related to unspecified stoma or fistula
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L24.B1 for Irritant contact dermatitis related to digestive stoma or fistula
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L24.B2 for Irritant contact dermatitis related to respiratory stoma or fistula
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use L24.B3 for Irritant contact dermatitis related to fecal or urinary stoma or fistula

New 2022 ICD-10 Code

L24.B is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2022, effective October 1, 2021. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2021. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2022 (October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022).

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code L24.B:


Use Additional Code

Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

Code History