2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.0

Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • J34.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM J34.0 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of J34.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 J34.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Cellulitis of nose
  • Necrosis of nose
  • Ulceration of nose
The following code(s) above J34.0 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to J34.0:
  • J00-J99
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range J00-J99

    Diseases of the respiratory system

    Note
    • When a respiratory condition is described as occurring in more than one site and is not specifically indexed, it should be classified to the lower anatomic site (e.g. tracheobronchitis to bronchitis in J40).
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • smoke inhalation (T59.81-)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Use Additional
    • code, where applicable, to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of the respiratory system
  • J34
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34

    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • varicose ulcer of nasal septum (I86.8)
    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abscess nose, external
  • Abscess of external nose
  • Cellulitis of external nose
  • Cellulitis of nasal mucous membrane
  • Cellulitis of nose, external
  • Cellulitis of nose, internal
  • Ulcer of nasal septum
  • Ulceration of nasal septum
ICD-10-CM J34.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert J34.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to J34.0:
  • Type 2 Excludes: L02.0
    , L03.211
    , L03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.0

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of ear, external (H60.0)
    • abscess of eyelid (H00.0)
    • abscess of head [any part, except face] (L02.8)
    • abscess of lacrimal gland (H04.0)
    • abscess of lacrimal passages (H04.3)
    • abscess of mouth (K12.2)
    • abscess of nose (J34.0)
    • abscess of orbit (H05.0)
    • submandibular abscess (K12.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.211

    Cellulitis of face

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of orbit (H05.01-)
    • cellulitis of ear (H60.1-)
    • cellulitis of eyelid (H00.0-)
    • cellulitis of head (L03.81)
    • cellulitis of lacrimal apparatus (H04.3)
    • cellulitis of lip (K13.0)
    • cellulitis of mouth (K12.2)
    • cellulitis of nose (internal) (J34.0)
    • cellulitis of orbit (H05.01-)
    • cellulitis of scalp (L03.81)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03

    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cellulitis of anal and rectal region (K61.-)
    • cellulitis of external auditory canal (H60.1)
    • cellulitis of eyelid (H00.0)
    • cellulitis of female external genital organs (N76.4)
    • cellulitis of lacrimal apparatus (H04.3)
    • cellulitis of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)
    • cellulitis of mouth (K12.2)
    • cellulitis of nose (J34.0)
    • eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells] (L98.3)
    • febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet] (L98.2)
    • lymphangitis (chronic) (subacute) (I89.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to J34.0:
  • 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 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • nose (external) (fossa) (septum) J34.0
    • postnasal J34.0
  • Carbuncle L02.93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.93

    Carbuncle, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • nose J34.0 (external) (septum)
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) L03.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.90

    Cellulitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • nose J34.0 (septum) (external)
  • Furuncle L02.92
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.92

    Furuncle, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Boil NOS
    • Furunculosis NOS
    • nose J34.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic (ischemic) - see also Gangrene
    • nose J34.0
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To J34.0
J32.3 Chronic sphenoidal sinusitis
J32.4 Chronic pansinusitis
J32.8 Other chronic sinusitis
J32.9 Chronic sinusitis, unspecified
J33 Nasal polyp
J33.0 Polyp of nasal cavity
J33.1 Polypoid sinus degeneration
J33.8 Other polyp of sinus
J33.9 Nasal polyp, unspecified
J34 Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.0 Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose
J34.1 Cyst and mucocele of nose and nasal sinus
J34.2 Deviated nasal septum
J34.3 Hypertrophy of nasal turbinates
J34.8 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.81 Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)
J34.89 Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses
J34.9 Unspecified disorder of nose and nasal sinuses
J35 Chronic diseases of tonsils and adenoids
J35.0 Chronic tonsillitis and adenoiditis
J35.01 Chronic tonsillitis

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