2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.0

Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face

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 (L02.0) and the excluded code together.
  • abscess of ear, external (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H60.0

    Abscess of external ear

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Boil of external ear
    • Carbuncle of auricle or external auditory canal
    • Furuncle of external ear
    H60.0
    )
  • abscess of eyelid (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H00.0

    Hordeolum (externum) (internum) of eyelid

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H00.0
    )
  • abscess of head [any part, except face] (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.8

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of other sites

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    L02.8
    )
  • abscess of lacrimal gland (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H04.0

    Dacryoadenitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H04.0
    )
  • abscess of lacrimal passages (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H04.3

    Acute and unspecified inflammation of lacrimal passages

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal dacryocystitis (P39.1)
    H04.3
    )
  • abscess of mouth (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

    Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
    • Submandibular abscess
    Type 2 Excludes
    K12.2
    )
  • abscess of nose (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.0

    Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cellulitis of nose
    • Necrosis of nose
    • Ulceration of nose
    J34.0
    )
  • abscess of orbit (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H05.0

    Acute inflammation of orbit

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    H05.0
    )
  • submandibular abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

    Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
    • Submandibular abscess
    Type 2 Excludes
    K12.2
    )
The following code(s) above L02.0 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 L02.0:
  • L00-L99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    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)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L00-L08
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L08

    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hordeolum (H00.0)
    • infective dermatitis (L30.3)
    • local infections of skin classified in Chapter 1
    • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
    • panniculitis NOS (M79.3)
    • panniculitis of neck and back (M54.0-)
    • Perlèche NOS (K13.0)
    • Perlèche due to candidiasis (B37.0)
    • Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency (E53.0)
    • pyogenic granuloma (L98.0)
    • relapsing panniculitis [Weber-Christian] (M35.6)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    • zoster (B02.-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of anus and rectal regions (K61.-)
    • abscess of female genital organs (external) (N76.4)
    • abscess of male genital organs (external) (N48.2, N49.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify organism (B95-B96)
    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L02.0
L00 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
L01 Impetigo
L01.0 Impetigo
L01.00 …… unspecified
L01.01 Non-bullous impetigo
L01.02 Bockhart's impetigo
L01.03 Bullous impetigo
L01.09 Other impetigo
L01.1 Impetiginization of other dermatoses
L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle
L02.0 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face
L02.01 Cutaneous abscess of face
L02.02 Furuncle of face
L02.03 Carbuncle of face
L02.1 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of neck
L02.11 Cutaneous abscess of neck
L02.12 Furuncle of neck
L02.13 Carbuncle of neck
L02.2 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk
L02.21 Cutaneous abscess of trunk
L02.211 Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall

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