2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.011

Cellulitis of right finger

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L03.011 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 L03.011 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L03.011 - other international versions of ICD-10 L03.011 may differ.
The following code(s) above L03.011 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 L03.011:
  • 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
  • L03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03

    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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)
    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis
  • L03.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.0

    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of finger and toe

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection of nail
    • Onychia
    • Paronychia
    • Perionychia
    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of finger and toe
  • L03.01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.01

    Cellulitis of finger

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Felon
    • Whitlow
    Type 1 Excludes
    Cellulitis of finger
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral finger paronychia
  • Bilateral thumb paronychia
  • Cellulitis of right thumb
  • Infection of right fingernail
  • Onychia of right finger
  • Onychia of right thumb
  • Paronychia of bilateral fingers
  • Paronychia of bilateral thumbs
  • Paronychia of right finger
  • Paronychia of right thumb
  • Right finger cellulitis
  • Right finger onychia
  • Right finger paronychia
  • Right fingernail infection
  • Right thumb cellulitis
  • Right thumb onychia
  • Right thumb paronychia
ICD-10-CM L03.011 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 573 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with mcc
  • 574 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with cc
  • 575 Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis without cc/mcc
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc

Convert L03.011 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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L03.011
L02.83 Carbuncle of other sites
L02.831 Carbuncle of head [any part, except face]
L02.838 Carbuncle of other sites
L02.9 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle, unspecified
L02.91 Cutaneous abscess, unspecified
L02.92 Furuncle, unspecified
L02.93 Carbuncle, unspecified
L03 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis
L03.0 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of finger and toe
L03.01 Cellulitis of finger
L03.011 Cellulitis of right finger
L03.012 Cellulitis of left finger
L03.019 Cellulitis of unspecified finger
L03.02 Acute lymphangitis of finger
L03.021 Acute lymphangitis of right finger
L03.022 Acute lymphangitis of left finger
L03.029 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified finger
L03.03 Cellulitis of toe
L03.031 Cellulitis of right toe
L03.032 Cellulitis of left toe
L03.039 Cellulitis of unspecified toe

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