Sunburn

"Sunburn" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "sunburn"

  • Sunburn - L55.9 Sunburn, unspecified
    • due to
      • tanning bed (acute) - L56.8 Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation
        • chronic - L57.8 Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
      • ultraviolet radiation (acute) - L56.8 Other specified acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation
        • chronic - L57.8 Other skin changes due to chronic exposure to nonionizing radiation
    • first degree - L55.0 Sunburn of first degree
    • second degree - L55.1 Sunburn of second degree
    • third degree - L55.2 Sunburn of third degree

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Sunburn: 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.