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What is the ICD-9 code for eczema?

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According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as of 2014, there are 12 possible ICD-9 codes for eczema. The correct code depends on the type of eczema the patient is diagnosed with, and the codes include 054.0, 373.31, 692.0 through 692.6, 692.84, 692.89 and 692.9.

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CMS reports the following codes for eczema:

  • Code 054.0 specifies eczema herpeticum
  • Code 373.31 specifies eczematous dermatitis of the eyelid
  • Code 692.0 denotes contact dermatitis and other eczema due to detergents
  • Code 692.1 is contact dermatitis and other eczema due to oils and greases
  • Code 692.2 is a diagnosis of contact dermatitis and other eczema due to solvents
  • Code 692.3 denotes contact dermatitis and other eczema due to drugs and medicines in contact with skin
  • Code 692.4 is a diagnosis for contact dermatitis and other eczema due to other chemical products
  • Code 692.5 denotes contact dermatitis and other eczema due to food in contact with skin
  • Code 692.6 is for contact dermatitis and other eczema due to plants (except food)
  • Code 692.84 denotes contact dermatitis and other eczema due to animal dander
  • Code 692.89 is for a diagnosis of contact dermatitis and other eczema due to other specified agents
  • Code 692.9 denotes contact dermatitis and other eczema unspecified cause.
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