Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04

Acute lymphadenitis

  • L04 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there are 6 codes below L04 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2014, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Type 1 Excludes
  • chronic or subacute lymphadenitis, except mesenteric (I88.1)
  • enlarged lymph nodes (R59.-)
  • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease resulting in generalized lymphadenopathy (B20)
  • lymphadenitis NOS (I88.9)
  • nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis (I88.0)
Includes
  • abscess (acute) of lymph nodes, except mesenteric
  • acute lymphadenitis, except mesenteric