2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.233

Carbuncle of chest wall

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L02.233 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L02.233 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L02.233 - other international versions of ICD-10 L02.233 may differ.
The following code(s) above L02.233 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 L02.233:
  • 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
  • L02.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.2

    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • non-newborn omphalitis (L08.82)
    • omphalitis of newborn (P38.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of breast (N61.1)
    • abscess of buttocks (L02.3)
    • abscess of female external genital organs (N76.4)
    • abscess of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)
    • abscess of hip (L02.4)
    Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk
Approximate Synonyms
  • Carbuncle of pectoral region
ICD-10-CM L02.233 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc

Convert L02.233 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L02.233:
  • Carbuncle L02.93
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.93

    Carbuncle, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • trunk L02.239
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.239

      Carbuncle of trunk, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • chest wall L02.233
    • chest wall L02.233
    • pectoral region L02.233

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L02.233
L02.221 Furuncle of abdominal wall
L02.222 Furuncle of back [any part, except buttock]
L02.223 Furuncle of chest wall
L02.224 Furuncle of groin
L02.225 Furuncle of perineum
L02.226 Furuncle of umbilicus
L02.229 …… unspecified
L02.23 Carbuncle of trunk
L02.231 Carbuncle of abdominal wall
L02.232 Carbuncle of back [any part, except buttock]
L02.233 Carbuncle of chest wall
L02.234 Carbuncle of groin
L02.235 Carbuncle of perineum
L02.236 Carbuncle of umbilicus
L02.239 …… unspecified
L02.3 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of buttock
L02.31 Cutaneous abscess of buttock
L02.32 Furuncle of buttock
L02.33 Carbuncle of buttock
L02.4 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of limb
L02.41 Cutaneous abscess of limb

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.