2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.2

Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L02.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L02.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L02.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 L02.2 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as L02.2. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • non-newborn omphalitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L08.82

    Omphalitis not of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • omphalitis of newborn (P38.-)
    L08.82
    )
  • omphalitis of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P38
    • P38 Omphalitis of newborn
      • P38.1 Omphalitis with mild hemorrhage
      • P38.9 Omphalitis without hemorrhage
    P38.-
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (L02.2) and the excluded code together.
  • abscess of breast (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N61.1

    Abscess of the breast and nipple

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
    • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
    • Carbuncle of breast
    • Mastitis with abscess
    N61.1
    )
  • abscess of buttocks (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.3

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of buttock

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • pilonidal cyst with abscess (L05.01)
    L02.3
    )
  • abscess of female external genital organs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.4

    Abscess of vulva

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Furuncle of vulva
    N76.4
    )
  • abscess of male external genital organs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.2

    Other inflammatory disorders of penis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • balanitis (N48.1)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • balanoposthitis (N47.6)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent.
    N48.2
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49
    • N49 Inflammatory disorders of male genital organs...
      • N49.0 Inflammatory disorders of seminal vesicle
      • N49.1 Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tun...
      • N49.2 Inflammatory disorders of scrotum
      • N49.3 Fournier gangrene
      • N49.8 Inflammatory disorders of other specified mal...
      • N49.9 Inflammatory disorder of unspecified male gen...
    N49.-
    )
  • abscess of hip (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.4

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of groin (L02.214, L02.224, L02.234)
    • Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of hand (L02.5-)
    • Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of foot (L02.6-)
    L02.4
    )
The following code(s) above L02.2 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 L02.2:
  • L00-L99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L00-L08
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L08

    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hordeolum (H00.0)
    • infective dermatitis (L30.3)
    • local infections of skin classified in Chapter 1
    • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
    • panniculitis NOS (M79.3)
    • panniculitis of neck and back (M54.0-)
    • Perlèche NOS (K13.0)
    • Perlèche due to candidiasis (B37.0)
    • Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency (E53.0)
    • pyogenic granuloma (L98.0)
    • relapsing panniculitis [Weber-Christian] (M35.6)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    • zoster (B02.-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of anus and rectal regions (K61.-)
    • abscess of female genital organs (external) (N76.4)
    • abscess of male genital organs (external) (N48.2, N49.-)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify organism (B95-B96)
    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L02.2
L01.1 Impetiginization of other dermatoses
L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle
L02.0 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face
L02.01 Cutaneous abscess of face
L02.02 Furuncle of face
L02.03 Carbuncle of face
L02.1 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of neck
L02.11 Cutaneous abscess of neck
L02.12 Furuncle of neck
L02.13 Carbuncle of neck
L02.2 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk
L02.21 Cutaneous abscess of trunk
L02.211 Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall
L02.212 Cutaneous abscess of back [any part, except buttock]
L02.213 Cutaneous abscess of chest wall
L02.214 Cutaneous abscess of groin
L02.215 Cutaneous abscess of perineum
L02.216 Cutaneous abscess of umbilicus
L02.219 …… unspecified
L02.22 Furuncle of trunk
L02.221 Furuncle of abdominal wall

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