Index Terms Starting With 'A' (Abscess)

  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code

    • abdomen, abdominal
      • cavity K65.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

        Peritoneal abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abdominopelvic abscess
        • Abscess (of) omentum
        • Abscess (of) peritoneum
        • Mesenteric abscess
        • Retrocecal abscess
        • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
        • Subhepatic abscess
        • Subphrenic abscess
      • wall L02.211
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.211

        Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • abdominopelvic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • accessory sinus - see Sinusitis
    • adrenal E27.8
      (capsule) (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E27.8

      Other specified disorders of adrenal gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
    • alveolar K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • amebic A06.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.4

      Amebic liver abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Hepatic amebiasis
      • brain A06.6
        (and liver or lung abscess)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.6

        Amebic brain abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic abscess of brain (and liver) (and lung)
      • genitourinary tract A06.82
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.82

        Other amebic genitourinary infections

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic balanitis
        • Amebic vesiculitis
        • Amebic vulvovaginitis
      • liver A06.4
        (without mention of brain or lung abscess)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.4

        Amebic liver abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Hepatic amebiasis
      • lung A06.5
        (and liver) (without mention of brain abscess)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.5

        Amebic lung abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)
      • specified site NEC A06.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.89

        Other amebic infections

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic appendicitis
        • Amebic splenic abscess
      • spleen A06.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.89

        Other amebic infections

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic appendicitis
        • Amebic splenic abscess
    • anerobic A48.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A48.0

      Gas gangrene

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Clostridial cellulitis
      • Clostridial myonecrosis
    • ankle - see Abscess, lower limb
    • anorectal K61.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.2

      Anorectal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • antecubital space - see Abscess, upper limb
    • antrum (chronic) (Highmore) - see Sinusitis, maxillary
    • anus K61.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.0

      Anal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perianal abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • intrasphincteric abscess (K61.4)
    • apical (tooth) K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • appendix K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • areola (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) N61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N61.1

      Abscess of the breast and nipple

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
      • Carbuncle of breast
      • Mastitis with abscess
    • arm (any part) - see Abscess, upper limb
    • artery I77.89
      (wall)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I77.89

      Other specified disorders of arteries and arterioles

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • atheromatous I77.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I77.2

      Rupture of artery

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Erosion of artery
      • Fistula of artery
      • Ulcer of artery
      Type 1 Excludes
      • traumatic rupture of artery - see injury of blood vessel by body region
    • auricle, ear - see Abscess, ear, external
    • axilla (region) L02.41-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.41-

      Cutaneous abscess of limb

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • lymph gland or node L04.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.2

        Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Acute lymphadenitis of axilla
        • Acute lymphadenitis of shoulder
    • back L02.212
      (any part, except buttock)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.212

      Cutaneous abscess of back [any part, except buttock]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • Bartholin's gland N75.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N75.1

      Abscess of Bartholin's gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • following ectopic or molar pregnancy O08.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O08.0

        Genital tract and pelvic infection following ectopic and molar pregnancy

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Endometritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        • Oophoritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        • Parametritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        • Pelvic peritonitis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        • Salpingitis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        • Salpingo-oophoritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
        Type 1 Excludes
        • sepsis following ectopic and molar pregnancy (O08.82)
        • urinary tract infection (O08.83)
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type complicated by, sepsis
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy O08.0
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O08.0

          Genital tract and pelvic infection following ectopic and molar pregnancy

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Endometritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          • Oophoritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          • Parametritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          • Pelvic peritonitis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          • Salpingitis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          • Salpingo-oophoritis following ectopic and molar pregnancy
          Type 1 Excludes
          • sepsis following ectopic and molar pregnancy (O08.82)
          • urinary tract infection (O08.83)
    • Bezold's - see Mastoiditis, acute
    • bilharziasis B65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B65.1

      Schistosomiasis due to Schistosoma mansoni [intestinal schistosomiasis]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • bladder (wall) - see Cystitis, specified type NEC
    • bone (subperiosteal) - see also Osteomyelitis, specified type NEC
      • accessory sinus (chronic) - see Sinusitis
      • chronic or old - see Osteomyelitis, chronic
      • jaw M27.2
        (lower) (upper)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

        Inflammatory conditions of jaws

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Osteitis of jaw(s)
        • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
        • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
        • Periostitis jaw(s)
        • Sequestrum of jaw bone
        Type 2 Excludes
        • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
        Use Additional
        • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
      • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute, subperiosteal
      • petrous - see Petrositis
      • spinal (tuberculous) A18.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

        Tuberculosis of spine

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
        • Tuberculous arthritis
        • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
        • Tuberculous spondylitis
    • bowel K63.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    • brain (any part) (cystic) (otogenic) G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • amebic A06.6
        (with abscess of any other site)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.6

        Amebic brain abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic abscess of brain (and liver) (and lung)
      • gonococcal A54.82
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.82

        Gonococcal brain abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • pheomycotic B43.1
        (chromomycotic)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B43.1

        Pheomycotic brain abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Cerebral chromomycosis
      • tuberculous A17.81
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A17.81

        Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculous abscess of brain and spinal cord
    • breast (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) N61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N61.1

      Abscess of the breast and nipple

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
      • Carbuncle of breast
      • Mastitis with abscess
      • newborn P39.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P39.0

        Neonatal infective mastitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
        Type 1 Excludes
        • breast engorgement of newborn (P83.4)
        • noninfective mastitis of newborn (P83.4)
      • puerperal, postpartum, gestational - see Mastitis, obstetric, purulent
    • broad ligament N73.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
      • acute N73.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.0

        Acute parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess of broad ligament
        • Abscess of parametrium
        • Pelvic cellulitis, female
      • chronic N73.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.1

        Chronic parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Any condition in N73.0 specified as chronic
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous parametritis and pelvic cellultis (A18.17)
    • Brodie's M86.8X-
      (localized) (chronic)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.8X-

      Other osteomyelitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • bronchi J98.09
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.09

      Other diseases of bronchus, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Broncholithiasis
      • Calcification of bronchus
      • Stenosis of bronchus
      • Tracheobronchial collapse
      • Tracheobronchial dyskinesia
      • Ulcer of bronchus
    • buccal cavity K12.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
    • bulbourethral gland N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • bursa M71.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.00

      Abscess of bursa, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • ankle M71.07-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.07-

        Abscess of bursa, ankle and foot

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • elbow M71.02-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.02-

        Abscess of bursa, elbow

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • foot M71.07-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.07-

        Abscess of bursa, ankle and foot

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • hand M71.04-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.04-

        Abscess of bursa, hand

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • hip M71.05-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.05-

        Abscess of bursa, hip

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • knee M71.06-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.06-

        Abscess of bursa, knee

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • multiple sites M71.09
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.09

        Abscess of bursa, multiple sites

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • pharyngeal J39.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.1

        Other abscess of pharynx

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Cellulitis of pharynx
        • Nasopharyngeal abscess
      • shoulder M71.01-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.01-

        Abscess of bursa, shoulder

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • specified site NEC M71.08
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.08

        Abscess of bursa, other site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • wrist M71.03-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M71.03-

        Abscess of bursa, wrist

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • buttock L02.31
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.31

      Cutaneous abscess of buttock

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cutaneous abscess of gluteal region
    • canthus - see Blepharoconjunctivitis
    • cartilage - see Disorder, cartilage, specified type NEC
    • cecum K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • cerebellum, cerebellar G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • sequelae G09
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G09

        Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Code First
        • condition resulting from (sequela) of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
        Note
        • Category G09 is to be used to indicate conditions whose primary classification is to G00-G08 as the cause of sequelae, themselves classifiable elsewhere. The 'sequelae' include conditions specified as residuals.
    • cerebral (embolic) G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • sequelae G09
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G09

        Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Code First
        • condition resulting from (sequela) of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
        Note
        • Category G09 is to be used to indicate conditions whose primary classification is to G00-G08 as the cause of sequelae, themselves classifiable elsewhere. The 'sequelae' include conditions specified as residuals.
    • cervical (meaning neck) L02.11
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.11

      Cutaneous abscess of neck

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • lymph gland or node L04.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.0

        Acute lymphadenitis of face, head and neck

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • cervix (stump) (uteri) - see Cervicitis
    • cheek (external) L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • inner K12.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

        Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
        • Submandibular abscess
        Type 2 Excludes
    • chest J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • wall L02.213
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.213

        Cutaneous abscess of chest wall

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with fistula J86.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

        Pyothorax with fistula

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Bronchocutaneous fistula
        • Bronchopleural fistula
        • Hepatopleural fistula
        • Mediastinal fistula
        • Pleural fistula
        • Thoracic fistula
        • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula
    • chin L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • choroid - see Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • circumtonsillar J36
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • cold (lung) (tuberculous) - see also Tuberculosis, abscess, lung
    • colon K63.0
      (wall)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    • colostomy K94.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K94.02

      Colostomy infection

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Use Additional
      • code to specify type of infection, such as:
      • cellulitis of abdominal wall (L03.311)
      • sepsis (A40.-, A41.-)
    • conjunctiva - see Conjunctivitis, acute
    • cornea H16.31-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H16.31-

      Corneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • corpus
      • cavernosum N48.21
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.21

        Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      • luteum - see Oophoritis
    • Cowper's gland N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • cranium G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • cul-de-sac (Douglas') (posterior) - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
    • cutaneous - see Abscess, by site
    • dental K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • dentoalveolar K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • diaphragm, diaphragmatic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • Douglas' cul-de-sac or pouch - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
    • Dubois A50.59
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.59

      Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • ear (middle) - see also Otitis, media, suppurative
      • acute - see Otitis, media, suppurative, acute
      • external H60.0-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H60.0-

        Abscess of external ear

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Boil of external ear
        • Carbuncle of auricle or external auditory canal
        • Furuncle of external ear
    • entamebic - see Abscess, amebic
    • enterostomy K94.12
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K94.12

      Enterostomy infection

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Use Additional
      • code to specify type of infection, such as:
      • cellulitis of abdominal wall (L03.311)
      • sepsis (A40.-, A41.-)
    • epididymis N45.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.4

      Abscess of epididymis or testis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • epidural G06.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.2

      Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • brain G06.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

        Intracranial abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
        • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
        • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • spinal cord G06.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

        Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
        • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • epiglottis J38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.7

      Other diseases of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of larynx
      • Cellulitis of larynx
      • Disease of larynx NOS
      • Necrosis of larynx
      • Pachyderma of larynx
      • Perichondritis of larynx
      • Ulcer of larynx
    • epiploon, epiploic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • erysipelatous - see Erysipelas
    • esophagus K20.80
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K20.80

      Other esophagitis without bleeding

        2021 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of esophagus
      • Other esophagitis NOS
    • ethmoid J32.2
      (bone) (chronic) (sinus)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J32.2

      Chronic ethmoidal sinusitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Ethmoidal sinusitis NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • Woakes' ethmoiditis (J33.1)
    • external auditory canal - see Abscess, ear, external
    • extradural G06.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.2

      Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • brain G06.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

        Intracranial abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
        • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
        • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
        • sequelae G09
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G09

          Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Code First
          • condition resulting from (sequela) of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
          Note
          • Category G09 is to be used to indicate conditions whose primary classification is to G00-G08 as the cause of sequelae, themselves classifiable elsewhere. The 'sequelae' include conditions specified as residuals.
      • spinal cord G06.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

        Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
        • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • extraperitoneal K68.19
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.19

      Other retroperitoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • eye - see Endophthalmitis, purulent
    • eyelid H00.03-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H00.03-

      Abscess of eyelid

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Furuncle of eyelid
    • face L02.01
      (any part, except ear, eye and nose)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • fallopian tube - see Salpingitis
    • fascia M72.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M72.8

      Other fibroblastic disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of fascia
      • Fasciitis NEC
      • Other infective fasciitis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • diffuse (eosinophilic) fasciitis (M35.4)
      • necrotizing fasciitis (M72.6)
      • nodular fasciitis (M72.4)
      • perirenal fasciitis NOS (N13.5)
      • perirenal fasciitis with infection (N13.6)
      • plantar fasciitis (M72.2)
      Use Additional
      • code to (B95.-, B96.-) identify causative organism
    • fauces J39.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.1

      Other abscess of pharynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of pharynx
      • Nasopharyngeal abscess
    • fecal K63.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    • femoral (region) - see Abscess, lower limb
    • filaria, filarial - see Infestation, filarial
    • finger (any) - see also Abscess, hand
    • foot L02.61-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.61-

      Cutaneous abscess of foot

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • forehead L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • frontal sinus J32.1
      (chronic)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J32.1

      Chronic frontal sinusitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Frontal sinusitis NOS
    • gallbladder K81.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K81.0

      Acute cholecystitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of gallbladder
      • Angiocholecystitis
      • Emphysematous (acute) cholecystitis
      • Empyema of gallbladder
      • Gangrene of gallbladder
      • Gangrenous cholecystitis
      • Suppurative cholecystitis
    • genital organ or tract
      • female N76.4
        (external)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.4

        Abscess of vulva

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Furuncle of vulva
      • male N49.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.9

        Inflammatory disorder of unspecified male genital organ

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
        Applicable To
        • Abscess of unspecified male genital organ
        • Boil of unspecified male genital organ
        • Carbuncle of unspecified male genital organ
        • Cellulitis of unspecified male genital organ
        • multiple sites N49.8
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.8

          Inflammatory disorders of other specified male genital organs

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
          Applicable To
          • Inflammation of multiple sites in male genital organs
        • specified NEC N49.8
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.8

          Inflammatory disorders of other specified male genital organs

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
          Applicable To
          • Inflammation of multiple sites in male genital organs
    • gestational mammary O91.11-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O91.11-

      Abscess of breast associated with pregnancy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Gestational mammary abscess
      • Gestational purulent mastitis
      • Gestational subareolar abscess
    • gestational subareolar O91.11-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O91.11-

      Abscess of breast associated with pregnancy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Gestational mammary abscess
      • Gestational purulent mastitis
      • Gestational subareolar abscess
    • gingival - see Periodontitis, localized
    • gland, glandular (lymph) (acute) - see Lymphadenitis, acute
    • gluteal L02.31
      (region)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.31

      Cutaneous abscess of buttock

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cutaneous abscess of gluteal region
    • gonorrheal - see Gonococcus
    • groin L02.214
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.214

      Cutaneous abscess of groin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • gum - see Periodontitis, localized
    • hand L02.51-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.51-

      Cutaneous abscess of hand

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • head NEC L02.811
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.811

      Cutaneous abscess of head [any part, except face]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • face L02.01
        (any part, except ear, eye and nose)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

        Cutaneous abscess of face

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • heart - see Carditis
    • heel - see Abscess, foot
    • helminthic - see Infestation, helminth
    • hepatic (cholangitic) (hematogenic) (lymphogenic) (pylephlebitic) K75.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.0

      Abscess of liver

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cholangitic hepatic abscess
      • Hematogenic hepatic abscess
      • Hepatic abscess NOS
      • Lymphogenic hepatic abscess
      • Pylephlebitic hepatic abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • amebic liver abscess (A06.4)
      • cholangitis without liver abscess (K83.09)
      • pylephlebitis without liver abscess (K75.1)
      Type 2 Excludes
      • acute or subacute hepatitis NOS (B17.9)
      • acute or subacute non-viral hepatitis (K72.0)
      • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.8)
      • amebic A06.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.4

        Amebic liver abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Hepatic amebiasis
    • hip (region) - see Abscess, lower limb
    • horseshoe K61.31
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.31

      Horseshoe abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • ileocecal K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • ileostomy K94.12
      (bud)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K94.12

      Enterostomy infection

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Use Additional
      • code to specify type of infection, such as:
      • cellulitis of abdominal wall (L03.311)
      • sepsis (A40.-, A41.-)
    • iliac (region) L02.214
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.214

      Cutaneous abscess of groin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • fossa K35.33
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

        Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
        • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • infraclavicular (fossa) - see Abscess, upper limb
    • inguinal (region) L02.214
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.214

      Cutaneous abscess of groin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • lymph gland or node L04.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.1

        Acute lymphadenitis of trunk

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • intersphincteric K61.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.4

      Intrasphincteric abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Intersphincteric abscess
    • intestine, intestinal NEC K63.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
      • rectal K61.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.1

        Rectal abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Perirectal abscess
        Type 1 Excludes
    • intra-abdominal K65.1
      - see also Abscess, peritoneum
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
      • following procedure T81.43
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.43

        Infection following a procedure, organ and space surgical site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Intra-abdominal abscess following a procedure
        • Subphrenic abscess following a procedure
        • obstetrical O86.03
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.03

          Infection of obstetric surgical wound, organ and space site

            2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Intraabdominal abscess following an obstetrical procedure
          • Subphrenic abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      • postprocedural T81.43
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.43

        Infection following a procedure, organ and space surgical site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Intra-abdominal abscess following a procedure
        • Subphrenic abscess following a procedure
        • retroperitoneal K68.11
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.11

          Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Type 2 Excludes
          • infection following procedure (T81.4-)
    • intracranial G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • intramammary - see Abscess, breast
    • intramuscular, following procedure T81.42
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.42

      Infection following a procedure, deep incisional surgical site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Intra-muscular abscess following a procedure
      • obstetrical O86.02
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.02

        Infection of obstetric surgical wound, deep incisional site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Intramuscular abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Sub-fascial abscess following an obstetrical procedure
    • intraorbital - see Abscess, orbit
    • intraperitoneal K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • intrasphincteric K61.4
      (anus)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.4

      Intrasphincteric abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Intersphincteric abscess
    • intraspinal G06.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

      Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
      • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • intratonsillar J36
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • ischiorectal K61.39
      (fossa) (specified NEC)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.39

      Other ischiorectal abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of ischiorectal fossa
      • Ischiorectal abscess, NOS
    • jaw M27.2
      (bone) (lower) (upper)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

      Inflammatory conditions of jaws

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Osteitis of jaw(s)
      • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
      • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
      • Periostitis jaw(s)
      • Sequestrum of jaw bone
      Type 2 Excludes
      • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
      Use Additional
      • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
    • joint - see Arthritis, pyogenic or pyemic
      • spine (tuberculous) A18.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

        Tuberculosis of spine

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
        • Tuberculous arthritis
        • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
        • Tuberculous spondylitis
    • kidney N15.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N15.1

      Renal and perinephric abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • puerperal O86.21
        (postpartum)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.21

        Infection of kidney following delivery

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      • with calculus N20.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N20.0

        Calculus of kidney

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Nephrolithiasis NOS
        • Renal calculus
        • Renal stone
        • Staghorn calculus
        • Stone in kidney
        • with hydronephrosis N13.6
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.6

          Pyonephrosis

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Conditions in N13.0-N13.5 with infection
          • Obstructive uropathy with infection
          Use Additional
          • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent.
    • knee - see also Abscess, lower limb
      • joint M00.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M00.9

        Pyogenic arthritis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Infective arthritis NOS
    • labium N76.4
      (majus) (minus)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.4

      Abscess of vulva

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Furuncle of vulva
    • lacrimal
    • lacunar N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • larynx J38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.7

      Other diseases of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of larynx
      • Cellulitis of larynx
      • Disease of larynx NOS
      • Necrosis of larynx
      • Pachyderma of larynx
      • Perichondritis of larynx
      • Ulcer of larynx
    • lateral (alveolar) K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • leg (any part) - see Abscess, lower limb
    • lens H27.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H27.8

      Other specified disorders of lens

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • lingual K14.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.0

      Glossitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of tongue
      • Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue
      Type 1 Excludes
      • atrophic glossitis (K14.4)
      • tonsil J36
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

        Peritonsillar abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • lip K13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.0

      Diseases of lips

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of lips
      • Angular cheilitis
      • Cellulitis of lips
      • Cheilitis NOS
      • Cheilodynia
      • Cheilosis
      • Exfoliative cheilitis
      • Fistula of lips
      • Glandular cheilitis
      • Hypertrophy of lips
      • Perlèche NEC
      Type 1 Excludes
      • ariboflavinosis (E53.0)
      • cheilitis due to radiation-related disorders (L55-L59)
      • congenital fistula of lips (Q38.0)
      • congenital hypertrophy of lips (Q18.6)
      • Perlèche due to candidiasis (B37.83)
      • Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency (E53.0)
    • Littre's gland N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • liver (cholangitic) (hematogenic) (lymphogenic) (pylephlebitic) (pyogenic) K75.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.0

      Abscess of liver

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cholangitic hepatic abscess
      • Hematogenic hepatic abscess
      • Hepatic abscess NOS
      • Lymphogenic hepatic abscess
      • Pylephlebitic hepatic abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • amebic liver abscess (A06.4)
      • cholangitis without liver abscess (K83.09)
      • pylephlebitis without liver abscess (K75.1)
      Type 2 Excludes
      • acute or subacute hepatitis NOS (B17.9)
      • acute or subacute non-viral hepatitis (K72.0)
      • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.8)
      • amebic (due to Entamoeba histolytica) (dysenteric) (tropical) A06.4
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.4

        Amebic liver abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Hepatic amebiasis
        • with
          • brain abscess A06.6
            (and liver or lung abscess)
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.6

            Amebic brain abscess

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            Applicable To
            • Amebic abscess of brain (and liver) (and lung)
          • lung abscess A06.5
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.5

            Amebic lung abscess

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            Applicable To
            • Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)
    • loin L02.211
      (region)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.211

      Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • lower limb L02.41-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.41-

      Cutaneous abscess of limb

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • lumbar (tuberculous) A18.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

      Tuberculosis of spine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
      • Tuberculous arthritis
      • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
      • Tuberculous spondylitis
      • nontuberculous L02.212
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.212

        Cutaneous abscess of back [any part, except buttock]

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • lung (miliary) (putrid) J85.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J85.2

      Abscess of lung without pneumonia

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of lung NOS
      • amebic (with liver abscess) A06.5
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.5

        Amebic lung abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)
        • with
          • brain abscess A06.6
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.6

            Amebic brain abscess

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            Applicable To
            • Amebic abscess of brain (and liver) (and lung)
          • pneumonia A06.5
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.5

            Amebic lung abscess

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            Applicable To
            • Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)
      • with pneumonia J85.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J85.1

        Abscess of lung with pneumonia

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Code Also
        • the type of pneumonia
        • due to specified organism (see Pneumonia, in (due to))
    • lymph, lymphatic, gland or node (acute) - see also Lymphadenitis, acute
      • mesentery I88.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.0

        Nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Mesenteric lymphadenitis (acute)(chronic)
    • malar M27.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

      Inflammatory conditions of jaws

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Osteitis of jaw(s)
      • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
      • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
      • Periostitis jaw(s)
      • Sequestrum of jaw bone
      Type 2 Excludes
      • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
      Use Additional
      • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
    • mammary gland - see Abscess, breast
    • marginal, anus K61.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.0

      Anal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perianal abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • intrasphincteric abscess (K61.4)
    • mastoid - see Mastoiditis, acute
    • maxilla, maxillary M27.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

      Inflammatory conditions of jaws

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Osteitis of jaw(s)
      • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
      • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
      • Periostitis jaw(s)
      • Sequestrum of jaw bone
      Type 2 Excludes
      • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
      Use Additional
      • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
      • molar (tooth) K04.7
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

        Periapical abscess without sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess without sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
        • with sinus K04.6
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

          Periapical abscess with sinus

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Dental abscess with sinus
          • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
      • premolar K04.7
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

        Periapical abscess without sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess without sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • sinus J32.0
        (chronic)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J32.0

        Chronic maxillary sinusitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Antritis (chronic)
        • Maxillary sinusitis NOS
    • mediastinum J85.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J85.3

      Abscess of mediastinum

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • meibomian gland - see Hordeolum
    • meninges G06.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.2

      Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • mesentery, mesenteric K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • mesosalpinx - see Salpingitis
    • mons pubis L02.215
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.215

      Cutaneous abscess of perineum

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • mouth K12.2
      (floor)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
    • muscle - see Myositis, infective
    • myocardium I40.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I40.0

      Infective myocarditis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Septic myocarditis
      Use Additional
      • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent
    • nabothian (follicle) - see Cervicitis
    • nasal J32.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J32.9

      Chronic sinusitis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Sinusitis (chronic) NOS
    • nasopharyngeal J39.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.1

      Other abscess of pharynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of pharynx
      • Nasopharyngeal abscess
    • navel L02.216
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.216

      Cutaneous abscess of umbilicus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • newborn P38.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P38.9

        Omphalitis without hemorrhage

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
        Applicable To
        • Omphalitis of newborn NOS
        • with mild hemorrhage P38.1
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P38.1

          Omphalitis with mild hemorrhage

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
        • without hemorrhage P38.9
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P38.9

          Omphalitis without hemorrhage

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
          Applicable To
          • Omphalitis of newborn NOS
    • neck (region) L02.11
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.11

      Cutaneous abscess of neck

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • lymph gland or node L04.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.0

        Acute lymphadenitis of face, head and neck

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • nephritic - see Abscess, kidney
    • nipple N61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N61.1

      Abscess of the breast and nipple

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
      • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
      • Carbuncle of breast
      • Mastitis with abscess
    • nose (external) (fossa) (septum) J34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.0

      Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of nose
      • Necrosis of nose
      • Ulceration of nose
    • omentum K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • operative wound T81.49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.49

      Infection following a procedure, other surgical site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • orbit, orbital - see Cellulitis, orbit
    • otogenic G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • ovary, ovarian (corpus luteum) - see Oophoritis
    • oviduct - see Oophoritis
    • palate (soft) K12.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • hard M27.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.2

        Inflammatory conditions of jaws

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Osteitis of jaw(s)
        • Osteomyelitis (neonatal) jaw(s)
        • Osteoradionecrosis jaw(s)
        • Periostitis jaw(s)
        • Sequestrum of jaw bone
        Type 2 Excludes
        • osteonecrosis of jaw due to drug (M87.180)
        Use Additional
        • code (W88-W90, X39.0) to identify radiation, if radiation-induced
    • palmar (space) - see Abscess, hand
    • pancreas (duct) - see Pancreatitis, acute
    • parafrenal N48.21
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.21

      Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • parametric, parametrium N73.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
      • acute N73.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.0

        Acute parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess of broad ligament
        • Abscess of parametrium
        • Pelvic cellulitis, female
      • chronic N73.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.1

        Chronic parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Any condition in N73.0 specified as chronic
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous parametritis and pelvic cellultis (A18.17)
    • paranephric N15.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N15.1

      Renal and perinephric abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • parapancreatic - see Pancreatitis, acute
    • parapharyngeal J39.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.0

      Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Peripharyngeal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
    • pararectal K61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.1

      Rectal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perirectal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
    • parasinus - see Sinusitis
    • parauterine N73.2
      - see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
    • paravaginal - see Vaginitis
    • parietal region L02.811
      (scalp)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.811

      Cutaneous abscess of head [any part, except face]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • parodontal - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
    • parotid (duct) (gland) K11.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

      Abscess of salivary gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • region K12.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

        Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
        • Submandibular abscess
        Type 2 Excludes
    • pectoral L02.213
      (region)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.213

      Cutaneous abscess of chest wall

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • pelvis, pelvic
      • female - see Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
      • male, peritoneal K65.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

        Peritoneal abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abdominopelvic abscess
        • Abscess (of) omentum
        • Abscess (of) peritoneum
        • Mesenteric abscess
        • Retrocecal abscess
        • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
        • Subhepatic abscess
        • Subphrenic abscess
    • penis N48.21
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.21

      Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      • gonococcal A54.1
        (accessory gland) (periurethral)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.1

        Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with periurethral and accessory gland abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Gonococcal Bartholin's gland abscess
    • perianal K61.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.0

      Anal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perianal abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • intrasphincteric abscess (K61.4)
    • periapical K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • periappendicular K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • pericardial I30.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I30.1

      Infective pericarditis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pneumococcal pericarditis
      • Pneumopyopericardium
      • Purulent pericarditis
      • Pyopericarditis
      • Pyopericardium
      • Pyopneumopericardium
      • Staphylococcal pericarditis
      • Streptococcal pericarditis
      • Suppurative pericarditis
      • Viral pericarditis
      Use Additional
      • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent
    • pericecal K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • pericemental - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
    • pericholecystic - see Cholecystitis, acute
    • pericoronal - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
    • peridental - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
    • perimetric N73.2
      - see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
    • perinephric, perinephritic - see Abscess, kidney
    • perineum, perineal (superficial) L02.215
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.215

      Cutaneous abscess of perineum

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • urethra N34.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

        Urethral abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
        • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
        • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
        • Periurethral abscess
        Type 1 Excludes
        • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • periodontal (parietal) - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
      • apical K04.7
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

        Periapical abscess without sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess without sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
    • periosteum, periosteal - see also Osteomyelitis, specified type NEC
    • peripharyngeal J39.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.0

      Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Peripharyngeal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
    • peripleuritic J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

        Pyothorax with fistula

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Bronchocutaneous fistula
        • Bronchopleural fistula
        • Hepatopleural fistula
        • Mediastinal fistula
        • Pleural fistula
        • Thoracic fistula
        • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula
    • periprostatic N41.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N41.2

      Abscess of prostate

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years) Male Dx
    • perirectal K61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.1

      Rectal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perirectal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
    • perirenal (tissue) - see Abscess, kidney
    • perisinuous (nose) - see Sinusitis
    • peritoneum, peritoneal (perforated) (ruptured) K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
      • pelvic
        • female - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
        • male K65.1
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

          Peritoneal abscess

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Applicable To
          • Abdominopelvic abscess
          • Abscess (of) omentum
          • Abscess (of) peritoneum
          • Mesenteric abscess
          • Retrocecal abscess
          • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
          • Subhepatic abscess
          • Subphrenic abscess
      • postoperative T81.49
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.49

        Infection following a procedure, other surgical site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth O85
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O85

        Puerperal sepsis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
        Applicable To
        • Postpartum sepsis
        • Puerperal peritonitis
        • Puerperal pyemia
        Type 1 Excludes
        • fever of unknown origin following delivery (O86.4)
        • genital tract infection following delivery (O86.1-)
        • obstetric pyemic and septic embolism (O88.3-)
        • puerperal septic thrombophlebitis (O86.81)
        • urinary tract infection following delivery (O86.2-)
        Type 2 Excludes
        • sepsis during labor (O75.3)
        Use Additional
        • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
      • tuberculous A18.31
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.31

        Tuberculous peritonitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculous ascites
      • with appendicitis K35.33
        - see also Appendicitis
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

        Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
        • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • peritonsillar J36
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • perityphlic K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • periureteral N28.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.89

      Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • periurethral N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
      • gonococcal A54.1
        (accessory gland) (periurethral)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.1

        Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with periurethral and accessory gland abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Gonococcal Bartholin's gland abscess
    • periuterine N73.2
      - see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
    • perivesical - see Cystitis, specified type NEC
    • petrous bone - see Petrositis
    • phagedenic NOS L02.91
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

      Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • chancroid A57
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A57

        Chancroid

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Ulcus molle
    • pharynx, pharyngeal J39.1
      (lateral)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.1

      Other abscess of pharynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of pharynx
      • Nasopharyngeal abscess
    • pilonidal L05.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L05.01

      Pilonidal cyst with abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pilonidal abscess
      • Pilonidal dimple with abscess
      • Postanal dimple with abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • congenital sacral dimple (Q82.6)
      • parasacral dimple (Q82.6)
    • pituitary E23.6
      (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E23.6

      Other disorders of pituitary gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pituitary
      • Adiposogenital dystrophy
    • pleura J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

        Pyothorax with fistula

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Bronchocutaneous fistula
        • Bronchopleural fistula
        • Hepatopleural fistula
        • Mediastinal fistula
        • Pleural fistula
        • Thoracic fistula
        • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula
    • popliteal - see Abscess, lower limb
    • post-typhoid A01.09
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A01.09

      Typhoid fever with other complications

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • postcecal K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • postlaryngeal J38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.7

      Other diseases of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of larynx
      • Cellulitis of larynx
      • Disease of larynx NOS
      • Necrosis of larynx
      • Pachyderma of larynx
      • Perichondritis of larynx
      • Ulcer of larynx
    • postnasal J34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.0

      Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of nose
      • Necrosis of nose
      • Ulceration of nose
    • postoperative (any site) T81.49
      - see also Infection, postoperative wound
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.49

      Infection following a procedure, other surgical site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • retroperitoneal K68.11
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.11

        Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Type 2 Excludes
        • infection following procedure (T81.4-)
    • postpharyngeal J39.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.0

      Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Peripharyngeal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
    • posttonsillar J36
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • pouch of Douglas - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
    • premammary - see Abscess, breast
    • prepatellar - see Abscess, lower limb
    • prostate N41.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N41.2

      Abscess of prostate

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years) Male Dx
      • gonococcal A54.22
        (acute) (chronic)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.22

        Gonococcal prostatitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • psoas muscle K68.12
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.12

      Psoas muscle abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • puerperal - code by site under Puerperal, abscess
    • pulmonary - see Abscess, lung
    • pulp, pulpal (dental) K04.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.01

      Reversible pulpitis

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • irreversible K04.02
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.02

        Irreversible pulpitis

          2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • reversible K04.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.01

        Reversible pulpitis

          2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • rectovaginal septum K63.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    • rectovesical - see Cystitis, specified type NEC
    • rectum K61.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.1

      Rectal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perirectal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
    • renal - see Abscess, kidney
    • retina - see Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • retrobulbar - see Abscess, orbit
    • retrocecal K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • retrolaryngeal J38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.7

      Other diseases of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of larynx
      • Cellulitis of larynx
      • Disease of larynx NOS
      • Necrosis of larynx
      • Pachyderma of larynx
      • Perichondritis of larynx
      • Ulcer of larynx
    • retromammary - see Abscess, breast
    • retroperitoneal NEC K68.19
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.19

      Other retroperitoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • postprocedural K68.11
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K68.11

        Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Type 2 Excludes
        • infection following procedure (T81.4-)
    • retropharyngeal J39.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.0

      Retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Peripharyngeal abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • peritonsillar abscess (J36)
    • retrouterine - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
    • retrovesical - see Cystitis, specified type NEC
    • root, tooth K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • round ligament N73.2
      - see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

      Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
    • rupture L02.91
      (spontaneous)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

      Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • sacrum (tuberculous) A18.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

      Tuberculosis of spine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
      • Tuberculous arthritis
      • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
      • Tuberculous spondylitis
      • nontuberculous M46.28
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M46.28

        Osteomyelitis of vertebra, sacral and sacrococcygeal region

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • salivary K11.3
      (duct) (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

      Abscess of salivary gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • scalp L02.811
      (any part)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.811

      Cutaneous abscess of head [any part, except face]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • scapular - see Osteomyelitis, specified type NEC
    • sclera - see Scleritis
    • scrofulous A18.2
      (tuberculous)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.2

      Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Tuberculous adenitis
      Type 2 Excludes
      • tuberculosis of bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (A15.4)
      • tuberculosis of mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes (A18.39)
      • tuberculous tracheobronchial adenopathy (A15.4)
    • scrotum N49.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.2

      Inflammatory disorders of scrotum

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • seminal vesicle N49.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.0

      Inflammatory disorders of seminal vesicle

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Vesiculitis NOS
    • septal, dental K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • serous - see Periostitis
    • shoulder (region) - see Abscess, upper limb
    • sigmoid K63.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

      Abscess of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
      • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    • sinus (accessory) (chronic) (nasal) - see also Sinusitis
      • intracranial venous G06.0
        (any)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

        Intracranial abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
        • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
        • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • Skene's duct or gland N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • skin - see Abscess, by site
    • specified site NEC L02.818
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.818

      Cutaneous abscess of other sites

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • spermatic cord N49.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.1

      Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Vasitis
    • sphenoidal J32.3
      (sinus) (chronic)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J32.3

      Chronic sphenoidal sinusitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Sphenoidal sinusitis NOS
    • spinal cord (any part) (staphylococcal) G06.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

      Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
      • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • tuberculous A17.81
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A17.81

        Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Tuberculous abscess of brain and spinal cord
    • spine (column) (tuberculous) A18.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

      Tuberculosis of spine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
      • Tuberculous arthritis
      • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
      • Tuberculous spondylitis
      • epidural G06.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

        Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
        • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • nontuberculous - see Osteomyelitis, vertebra
    • spleen D73.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D73.3

      Abscess of spleen

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • amebic A06.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A06.89

        Other amebic infections

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Amebic appendicitis
        • Amebic splenic abscess
    • stitch T81.41
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.41

      Infection following a procedure, superficial incisional surgical site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Subcutaneous abscess following a procedure
      • Stitch abscess following a procedure
      • following an obstetrical procedure O86.01
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.01

        Infection of obstetric surgical wound, superficial incisional site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Subcutaneous abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Stitch abscess following an obstetrical procedure
    • sub-fascial, following an obstetrical procedure O86.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.02

      Infection of obstetric surgical wound, deep incisional site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
      Applicable To
      • Intramuscular abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      • Sub-fascial abscess following an obstetrical procedure
    • subarachnoid G06.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.2

      Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • brain G06.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

        Intracranial abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
        • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
        • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
      • spinal cord G06.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

        Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
        • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • subareolar - see Abscess, breast
    • subcecal K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • subcutaneous - see also Abscess, by site
      • following procedure T81.41
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.41

        Infection following a procedure, superficial incisional surgical site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Subcutaneous abscess following a procedure
        • Stitch abscess following a procedure
        • obstetrical O86.01
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.01

          Infection of obstetric surgical wound, superficial incisional site

            2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
          Applicable To
          • Subcutaneous abscess following an obstetrical procedure
          • Stitch abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      • pheomycotic B43.2
        (chromomycotic)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B43.2

        Subcutaneous pheomycotic abscess and cyst

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • subdiaphragmatic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • subdural G06.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.2

      Extradural and subdural abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • brain G06.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

        Intracranial abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
        • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
        • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
        • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
        • sequelae G09
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G09

          Sequelae of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          Code First
          • condition resulting from (sequela) of inflammatory diseases of central nervous system
          Note
          • Category G09 is to be used to indicate conditions whose primary classification is to G00-G08 as the cause of sequelae, themselves classifiable elsewhere. The 'sequelae' include conditions specified as residuals.
      • spinal cord G06.1
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.1

        Intraspinal abscess and granuloma

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Abscess (embolic) of spinal cord [any part]
        • Intraspinal epidural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal extradural abscess or granuloma
        • Intraspinal subdural abscess or granuloma
        Type 1 Excludes
        • tuberculous intraspinal abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • subgaleal L02.811
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.811

      Cutaneous abscess of head [any part, except face]

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • subhepatic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
    • sublingual K12.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • gland K11.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

        Abscess of salivary gland

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • submammary - see Abscess, breast
    • submandibular (region) (space) (triangle) K12.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
      • gland K11.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

        Abscess of salivary gland

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • submaxillary (region) L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • gland K11.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

        Abscess of salivary gland

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • submental L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • gland K11.3
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.3

        Abscess of salivary gland

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • subperiosteal - see Osteomyelitis, specified type NEC
    • subphrenic K65.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.1

      Peritoneal abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abdominopelvic abscess
      • Abscess (of) omentum
      • Abscess (of) peritoneum
      • Mesenteric abscess
      • Retrocecal abscess
      • Subdiaphragmatic abscess
      • Subhepatic abscess
      • Subphrenic abscess
      • following an obstetrical procedure O86.03
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.03

        Infection of obstetric surgical wound, organ and space site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
        Applicable To
        • Intraabdominal abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Subphrenic abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      • postoperative T81.43
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.43

        Infection following a procedure, organ and space surgical site

          2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Intra-abdominal abscess following a procedure
        • Subphrenic abscess following a procedure
    • suburethral N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • sudoriparous L75.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L75.8

      Other apocrine sweat disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • supraclavicular (fossa) - see Abscess, upper limb
    • supralevator K61.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.5

      Supralevator abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • suprapelvic, acute N73.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.0

      Acute parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of broad ligament
      • Abscess of parametrium
      • Pelvic cellulitis, female
    • suprarenal E27.8
      (capsule) (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E27.8

      Other specified disorders of adrenal gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abnormality of cortisol-binding globulin
    • sweat gland L74.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L74.8

      Other eccrine sweat disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • tear duct - see Inflammation, lacrimal, passages, acute
    • temple L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • temporal region L02.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.01

      Cutaneous abscess of face

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • temporosphenoidal G06.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G06.0

      Intracranial abscess and granuloma

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Brain [any part] abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebellar abscess (embolic)
      • Cerebral abscess (embolic)
      • Intracranial epidural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial extradural abscess or granuloma
      • Intracranial subdural abscess or granuloma
      • Otogenic abscess (embolic)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • tuberculous intracranial abscess and granuloma (A17.81)
    • tendon (sheath) M65.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.00

      Abscess of tendon sheath, unspecified site

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • ankle M65.07-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.07-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, ankle and foot

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • foot M65.07-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.07-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, ankle and foot

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • forearm M65.03-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.03-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, forearm

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • hand M65.04-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.04-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, hand

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • lower leg M65.06-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.06-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, lower leg

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • pelvic region M65.05-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.05-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, thigh

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • shoulder region M65.01-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.01-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, shoulder

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • specified site NEC M65.08
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.08

        Abscess of tendon sheath, other site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • thigh M65.05-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.05-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, thigh

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • upper arm M65.02-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.02-

        Abscess of tendon sheath, upper arm

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • testis N45.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.4

      Abscess of epididymis or testis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • thigh - see Abscess, lower limb
    • thorax J86.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.9

      Pyothorax without fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of pleura
      • Abscess of thorax
      • Empyema (chest) (lung) (pleura)
      • Fibrinopurulent pleurisy
      • Purulent pleurisy
      • Pyopneumothorax
      • Septic pleurisy
      • Seropurulent pleurisy
      • Suppurative pleurisy
      • with fistula J86.0
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J86.0

        Pyothorax with fistula

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Bronchocutaneous fistula
        • Bronchopleural fistula
        • Hepatopleural fistula
        • Mediastinal fistula
        • Pleural fistula
        • Thoracic fistula
        • Any condition classifiable to J86.9 with fistula
    • throat J39.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.1

      Other abscess of pharynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of pharynx
      • Nasopharyngeal abscess
    • thumb - see also Abscess, hand
    • thymus E32.1
      (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E32.1

      Abscess of thymus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • thyroid E06.0
      (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E06.0

      Acute thyroiditis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of thyroid
      • Pyogenic thyroiditis
      • Suppurative thyroiditis
      Use Additional
      • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    • toe (any) - see also Abscess, foot
    • tongue K14.0
      (staphylococcal)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.0

      Glossitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of tongue
      • Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue
      Type 1 Excludes
      • atrophic glossitis (K14.4)
    • tonsil J36
      (s) (lingual)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • tonsillopharyngeal J36
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J36

      Peritonsillar abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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.
    • tooth, teeth (root) K04.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.7

      Periapical abscess without sinus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Dental abscess without sinus
      • Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
      • supporting structures NEC - see Periodontitis, aggressive, localized
      • with sinus K04.6
        (alveolar)
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.6

        Periapical abscess with sinus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Dental abscess with sinus
        • Dentoalveolar abscess with sinus
    • trachea J39.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.8

      Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • trunk L02.219
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.219

      Cutaneous abscess of trunk, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • abdominal wall L02.211
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.211

        Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • back L02.212
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.212

        Cutaneous abscess of back [any part, except buttock]

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • chest wall L02.213
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.213

        Cutaneous abscess of chest wall

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • groin L02.214
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.214

        Cutaneous abscess of groin

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • perineum L02.215
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.215

        Cutaneous abscess of perineum

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • umbilicus L02.216
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.216

        Cutaneous abscess of umbilicus

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • tubal - see Salpingitis
    • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, abscess
    • tubo-ovarian - see Salpingo-oophoritis
    • tunica vaginalis N49.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.1

      Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Vasitis
    • umbilicus L02.216
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.216

      Cutaneous abscess of umbilicus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • upper
      • limb L02.41-
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.41-

        Cutaneous abscess of limb

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • respiratory J39.8
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.8

        Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • urethral N34.0
      (gland)
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • urinary N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
    • uterus, uterine (wall) - see also Endometritis
      • ligament N73.2
        - see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N73.2

        Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Any condition in N73.0 unspecified whether acute or chronic
      • neck - see Cervicitis
    • uvula K12.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.2

      Cellulitis and abscess of mouth

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
      • Submandibular abscess
      Type 2 Excludes
    • vagina (wall) - see Vaginitis
    • vaginorectal - see Vaginitis
    • vas deferens N49.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.1

      Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Vasitis
    • vermiform appendix K35.33
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.33

      Acute appendicitis with perforation and localized peritonitis, with abscess

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • (Acute) appendicitis with (peritoneal) abscess NOS
      • Ruptured appendix with localized peritonitis and abscess
    • vertebra (column) (tuberculous) A18.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.01

      Tuberculosis of spine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
      • Tuberculous arthritis
      • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
      • Tuberculous spondylitis
    • vesical - see Cystitis, specified type NEC
    • vesico-uterine pouch - see Peritonitis, pelvic, female
    • vitreous (humor) - see Endophthalmitis, purulent
    • vocal cord J38.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.3

      Other diseases of vocal cords

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of vocal cords
      • Cellulitis of vocal cords
      • Granuloma of vocal cords
      • Leukokeratosis of vocal cords
      • Leukoplakia of vocal cords
    • von Bezold's - see Mastoiditis, acute
    • vulva N76.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.4

      Abscess of vulva

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Furuncle of vulva
    • vulvovaginal gland N75.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N75.1

      Abscess of Bartholin's gland

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • web space - see Abscess, hand
    • with
      • diverticular disease (intestine) K57.80
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.80

        Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, with perforation and abscess without bleeding

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • large intestine K57.20
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.20

          Diverticulitis of large intestine with perforation and abscess without bleeding

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          • with
            • bleeding K57.21
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.21

              Diverticulitis of large intestine with perforation and abscess with bleeding

                2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            • small intestine K57.40
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.40

              Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess without bleeding

                2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
              • with bleeding K57.41
                ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.41

                Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess with bleeding

                  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • small intestine K57.00
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.00

          Diverticulitis of small intestine with perforation and abscess without bleeding

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
          • with
            • bleeding K57.01
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.01

              Diverticulitis of small intestine with perforation and abscess with bleeding

                2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
            • large intestine K57.40
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.40

              Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess without bleeding

                2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
              • with bleeding K57.41
                ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.41

                Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess with bleeding

                  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • with bleeding K57.81
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.81

          Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, with perforation and abscess with bleeding

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • lymphangitis - code by site under Abscess
    • wound T81.49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.49

      Infection following a procedure, other surgical site

        2019 - New Code 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • wrist - see Abscess, upper limb