2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.8

Acute lymphadenitis of other sites

The following code(s) above L04.8 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to L04.8:
  • 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
  • L04
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04

    Acute lymphadenitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • abscess (acute) of lymph nodes, except mesenteric
    • acute lymphadenitis, except mesenteric
    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)
    Acute lymphadenitis
ICD-10-CM L04.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L04.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L04.8
L03.891 Acute lymphangitis of head [any part, except face]
L03.898 Acute lymphangitis of other sites
L03.9 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis, unspecified
L03.90 Cellulitis, unspecified
L03.91 Acute lymphangitis, unspecified
L04 Acute lymphadenitis
L04.0 Acute lymphadenitis of face, head and neck
L04.1 Acute lymphadenitis of trunk
L04.2 Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb
L04.3 Acute lymphadenitis of lower limb
L04.8 Acute lymphadenitis of other sites
L04.9 Acute lymphadenitis, unspecified
L05 Pilonidal cyst and sinus
L05.0 Pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess
L05.01 Pilonidal cyst with abscess
L05.02 Pilonidal sinus with abscess
L05.9 Pilonidal cyst and sinus without abscess
L05.91 Pilonidal cyst without abscess
L05.92 Pilonidal sinus without abscess
L08 Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L08.0 Pyoderma

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