Codes have been created for irritant contact dermatitis that is associated with prolonged exposure to moisture as follows:
- L24.A0, Irritant contact dermatitis due to friction or contact with body fluids, unspecified
- L24.A1, Irritant contact dermatitis due to saliva
- L24.A2, Irritant contact dermatitis due to fecal, urinary or dual incontinence
- L24.A9, Irritant contact dermatitis due friction or contact with other specified body fluids
- L24.B0, Irritant contact dermatitis related to unspecified stoma or fistula
- L24.B1, Irritant contact dermatitis related to digestive stoma or fistula
- L24.B2, Irritant contact dermatitis related to respiratory stoma or fistula
- L24.B3, Irritant contact dermatitis related to fecal or urinary stoma or fistula
A patient, who is status post colectomy secondary to ulcerative colitis, presents with complaints of skin irritation around his ileostomy. The provider diagnosed irritant contact dermatitis caused by leakage of stool related to the retraction of the ileostomy. What are the appropriate diagnosis code assignments for the encounter?
An adult patient with stress urinary incontinence is diagnosed with urine-induced vulvar contact dermatitis. What are the diagnosis code assignments for the encounter?
An 80-year-old patient, who wears adult diapers because of urinary and fecal incontinence, presents to the Emergency Department due to painful, irritated and excoriated skin of the vulva and buttocks. The provider’s diagnostic statement lists, “Contact dermatitis due to fecal and urinary incontinence.” What is the ICD-10-CM code assignment for contact dermatitis in an incontinent patient who wears adult diapers?
What codes are assigned for leakage of a cystostomy catheter causing irritant contact dermatitis due to urine?