2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.311

Cellulitis of abdominal wall

Type 2 Excludes
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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 (L03.311) and the excluded code together.
  • cellulitis of umbilicus (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.316

    Cellulitis of umbilicus

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    L03.316
    )
  • cellulitis of groin (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.314

    Cellulitis of groin

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    L03.314
    )
The following code(s) above L03.311 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to L03.311:
  • 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
  • L03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03

    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cellulitis of anal and rectal region (K61.-)
    • cellulitis of external auditory canal (H60.1)
    • cellulitis of eyelid (H00.0)
    • cellulitis of female external genital organs (N76.4)
    • cellulitis of lacrimal apparatus (H04.3)
    • cellulitis of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)
    • cellulitis of mouth (K12.2)
    • cellulitis of nose (J34.0)
    • eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells] (L98.3)
    • febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet] (L98.2)
    • lymphangitis (chronic) (subacute) (I89.1)
    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis
  • L03.31
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.31

    Cellulitis of trunk

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cellulitis of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
    • cellulitis of breast NOS (N61.0)
    • cellulitis of female external genital organs (N76.4)
    • cellulitis of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)
    • omphalitis of newborn (P38.-)
    • puerperal cellulitis of breast (O91.2)
    Cellulitis of trunk
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM L03.311 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to L03.311:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L03.311:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L03.311
L03.2 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face and neck
L03.21 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face
L03.211 Cellulitis of face
L03.212 Acute lymphangitis of face
L03.213 Periorbital cellulitis
L03.22 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of neck
L03.221 Cellulitis of neck
L03.222 Acute lymphangitis of neck
L03.3 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of trunk
L03.31 Cellulitis of trunk
L03.311 Cellulitis of abdominal wall
L03.312 Cellulitis of back [any part except buttock]
L03.313 Cellulitis of chest wall
L03.314 Cellulitis of groin
L03.315 Cellulitis of perineum
L03.316 Cellulitis of umbilicus
L03.317 Cellulitis of buttock
L03.319 …… unspecified
L03.32 Acute lymphangitis of trunk
L03.321 Acute lymphangitis of abdominal wall
L03.322 Acute lymphangitis of back [any part except buttock]

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