2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.119

Cellulitis of unspecified part of limb

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L03.119 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 L03.119 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L03.119 - other international versions of ICD-10 L03.119 may differ.
The following code(s) above L03.119 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 L03.119:
  • 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
  • L03.11
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.11

    Cellulitis of other parts of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Cellulitis of other parts of limb
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cellulitis hand, except finger or thumb
  • Cellulitis of ankle
  • Cellulitis of arm
  • Cellulitis of axilla
  • Cellulitis of foot
  • Cellulitis of forearm
  • Cellulitis of hand
  • Cellulitis of hip
  • Cellulitis of knee
  • Cellulitis of leg
  • Cellulitis of lower limb
  • Cellulitis of shoulder
  • Cellulitis of thigh
  • Cellulitis of upper limb
  • Cellulitis of wrist
ICD-10-CM L03.119 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
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert L03.119 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 L03.119
L03.042 Acute lymphangitis of left toe
L03.049 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified toe
L03.1 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb
L03.11 Cellulitis of other parts of limb
L03.111 Cellulitis of right axilla
L03.112 Cellulitis of left axilla
L03.113 Cellulitis of right upper limb
L03.114 Cellulitis of left upper limb
L03.115 Cellulitis of right lower limb
L03.116 Cellulitis of left lower limb
L03.119 Cellulitis of unspecified part of limb
L03.12 Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb
L03.121 Acute lymphangitis of right axilla
L03.122 Acute lymphangitis of left axilla
L03.123 Acute lymphangitis of right upper limb
L03.124 Acute lymphangitis of left upper limb
L03.125 Acute lymphangitis of right lower limb
L03.126 Acute lymphangitis of left lower limb
L03.129 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified part of limb
L03.2 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face and neck
L03.21 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face

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