2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

Applicable To
  • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
  • Submandibular abscess
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K12.2) and the excluded code together.
  • abscess of salivary gland (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

    Abscess of salivary gland

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    K11.3
    )
  • abscess of tongue (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.0

    Glossitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess of tongue
    • Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue
    Type 1 Excludes
    • atrophic glossitis (K14.4)
    K14.0
    )
  • periapical abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

    Periapical abscess with sinus

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dental abscess with sinus
    • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    K04.6-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

    Periapical abscess without sinus

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Dental abscess without sinus
    • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
    K04.7
    )
  • periodontal abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.21

    Aggressive periodontitis, localized

      2016 2017 - Deleted Code 2017 - New Code 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Periodontal abscess
    K05.21
    )
  • peritonsillar abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

    Peritonsillar abscess

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Includes
    • abscess of tonsil
    • peritonsillar cellulitis
    • quinsy
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute tonsillitis (J03.-)
    • chronic tonsillitis (J35.0)
    • retropharyngeal abscess (J39.0)
    • tonsillitis NOS (J03.9-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    J36
    )
The following code(s) above K12.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to K12.2:
  • K00-K95
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the digestive system
  • K12
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12

    Stomatitis and related lesions

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • cancrum oris (A69.0)
    • cheilitis (K13.0)
    • gangrenous stomatitis (A69.0)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] gingivostomatitis (B00.2)
    • noma (A69.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Stomatitis and related lesions
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM K12.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert K12.2 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to K12.2:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K12.2:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K12.2
K11.3 Abscess of salivary gland
K11.4 Fistula of salivary gland
K11.5 Sialolithiasis
K11.6 Mucocele of salivary gland
K11.7 Disturbances of salivary secretion
K11.8 Other diseases of salivary glands
K11.9 Disease of salivary gland, unspecified
K12 Stomatitis and related lesions
K12.0 Recurrent oral aphthae
K12.1 Other forms of stomatitis
K12.2 Cellulitis and abscess of mouth
K12.3 Oral mucositis (ulcerative)
K12.30 …… unspecified
K12.31 …… due to antineoplastic therapy
K12.32 …… due to other drugs
K12.33 …… due to radiation
K12.39 Other oral mucositis (ulcerative)
K13 Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa
K13.0 Diseases of lips
K13.1 Cheek and lip biting
K13.2 Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

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