- 692.0 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to detergents
- 692.1 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to oils and greases
- 692.2 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to solvents
- 692.3 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to drugs and medicines in contact with skin
- 692.4 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to other chemical products
- 692.5 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to food in contact with skin
- 692.6 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to plants [except food]
- 692.7 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to solar radiation
- 692.8 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to other specified agents
- 692.84 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to animal (cat) (dog) dander
- 692.89 Contact dermatitis and other eczema due to other specified agents
- 692.9 Contact dermatitis and other eczema, unspecified cause
- L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema
- Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin
- Dermatitis is a common condition that usually is not life-threatening or contagious
- It embraces a range of ailments that in most cases are characterized by red, itchy skin
- Common types of dermatitis include
- Contact dermatitis: inflammation that occurs when substances touching the skin cause irritation or an allergic reaction
- Atopic dermatitis or eczema: chronic, relapsing, and inflammatory condition that results in itchy, inflamed, irritated skin
- These diseases often have an inherited tendency to develop alongside other allergic conditions such as asthma and hay fever
- Seborrheic dermatitis: common skin disorder occurring in areas rich in sebaceous glands such as the scalp, ears, eyebrows, and chest, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff.
- Diagnosis is generally based on medical history and examination of the skin
- Contact dermatitis: diagnosis is based on medical history, the appearance of the skin, and a history of exposure to irritants or allergens
- Seborrheic dermatitis: diagnosis is based on history, appearance of the skin, physical, and skin biopsy
- Atopic dermatitis (eczema): Diagnosis is based on history and appearance of the skin
- Skin lesion biopsies or skin cultures may be used to rule out other causes
- Individuals in certain outdoor and manufacturing occupations are at higher risk for exposure to allergens and irritants that may cause dermatitis
- Treatment is similar for most types of skin irritation and inflammation
- Individuals often have an inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions such as asthma and hay fever
- Dermatitis occurs in about 3% to 5% of the general population and affects all races as well as males and females equally
- Contact dermatitis accounts for 90% of occupational skin disorders
- Redness or inflammation
- Localized swelling
- Skin lesions or rash
- Tenderness of the skin ...
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