Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 683
Acute lymphadenitis
  • ICD-9-CM 683 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 683 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 683.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Acute lymphadenitis axilla
  • Acute lymphadenitis groin
  • Acute lymphadenitis of face
  • Acute lymphadenitis of head
  • Acute lymphadenitis of lower limb
  • Acute lymphadenitis of neck
  • Acute lymphadenitis of trunk
  • Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb
  • Arm acute lymphadenitis
  • Axillary acute lymphadenitis
  • Face acute lymphadenitis
  • Groin acute lymphadenitis
  • Head acute lymphadenitis
  • Leg acute lymphadenitis
  • Lymphadenitis, acute
  • Lymphadenitis, acute (infection of lymph nodes)
  • Neck acute lymphadenitis
  • Suppurative lymphadenitis
  • Suppurative lymphadenopathy
  • Trunk acute lymphadenitis
683 Excludes
  • enlarged glands NOS (785.6)
  • lymphadenitis:
    • chronic or subacute, except mesenteric (289.1)
    • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (subacute) (289.2)
    • unspecified (289.3)
Applies To
  • Abscess (acute) lymph gland or node, except mesenteric
  • Adenitis, acute lymph gland or node, except mesenteric
  • Lymphadenitis, acute lymph gland or node, except mesenteric
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify organism such as Staphylococcus (041.1)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 683 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L04.9 Acute lymphadenitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 683:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • axilla, axillary (region) 682.3
      • lymph gland or node 683
    • cervical (neck region) 682.1
      • lymph gland or node 683
      • stump (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
    • gland, glandular (lymph) (acute) NEC 683
    • inguinal (region) 682.2
      • lymph gland or node 683
    • lymph, lymphatic, gland or node (acute) 683
      • any site, except mesenteric 683
      • mesentery 289.2
    • neck (region) 682.1
      • lymph gland or node 683
  • Adenitis (see also Lymphadenitis) 289.3
    • acute, unspecified site 683
      • epidemic infectious 075
    • gangrenous 683
    • inguinal (region) 289.3
      • acute 683
      • chronic or subacute 289.1
    • lymph gland or node, except mesenteric 289.3
      • acute 683
      • chronic or subacute 289.1
      • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
    • phlegmonous 683
    • suppurative 683
  • Adenophlegmon 683
  • Angioleucitis 683
  • Bubo 289.3
    • suppurating 683
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • adenitis 683
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • axillary gland 683
    • cervical gland 683
    • inguinal glands 683
      • due to soft chancre 099.0
    • lymph gland (axillary) (cervical) (inguinal) 683
  • Lymphadenitis 289.3
    • acute 683
    • any site, except mesenteric 289.3
      • acute 683
      • chronic 289.1
      • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
      • subacute 289.1
    • infectional 683
    • purulent 683
    • pyogenic 683
    • septic 683
    • streptococcal 683
    • suppurative 683
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • lymphatic gland 683
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