ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L25.1

Unsp contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin

Diagnosis Code L25.1

ICD-10: L25.1
Short Description: Unsp contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
Long Description: Unspecified contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L25.1

Valid for Submission
The code L25.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
      • Unspecified contact dermatitis (L25)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L25.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Baboon syndrome
  • Baboon syndrome caused by drug
  • Contact dermatitis caused by drugs AND/OR medicine
  • Contact dermatitis caused by iodine
  • Contact dermatitis caused by keratolytic
  • Contact dermatitis caused by neomycin
  • Contact dermatitis caused by pediculicide
  • Contact dermatitis caused by phenol
  • Contact dermatitis caused by scabicide
  • Ingested allergen contact dermatitis
  • Iodine adverse reaction
  • Iododerma
  • Lanolin contact dermatitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L25.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Also called: Dermatitis, Skin rash

A rash is an area of irritated or swollen skin. Many rashes are itchy, red, painful, and irritated. Some rashes can also lead to blisters or patches of raw skin. Rashes are a symptom of many different medical problems. Other causes include irritating substances and allergies. Certain genes can make people more likely to get rashes.

Contact dermatitis is a common type of rash. It causes redness, itching, and sometimes small bumps. You get the rash where you have touched an irritant, such as a chemical, or something you are allergic to, like poison ivy.

Some rashes develop right away. Others form over several days. Although most rashes clear up fairly quickly, others are long-lasting and need long-term treatment.

Because rashes can be caused by many different things, it's important to figure out what kind you have before you treat it. If it is a bad rash, if it does not go away, or if you have other symptoms, you should see your health care provider. Treatments may include moisturizers, lotions, baths, cortisone creams that relieve swelling, and antihistamines, which relieve itching.

  • "Hot Tub Rash" and "Swimmer's Ear" (Pseudomonas) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Contact dermatitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Diaper rash (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hot tub folliculitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pityriasis rosea (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rash - child under 2 years (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rashes (Medical Encyclopedia)

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