Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 680.9
Carbuncle and furuncle of unspecified site
  • Short description: Carbuncle NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 680.9 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 680.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 680.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 680.9: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Blind boil
  • Boils of multiple sites
  • Carbuncle
  • Carbuncle of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Carbuncle of skin or subcutaneous tissue
  • Carbuncle of skin or subQ tissue
  • Carbuncle/boil
  • Furuncle
  • Furuncle of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Furuncle of skin or subcutaneous tissue
  • Furuncle of skin or subQ tissue
  • Furunculosis
  • Furunculosis of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Multiple boils
Applies To
  • Boil NOS
  • Carbuncle NOS
  • Furuncle NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 680.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L02.92 Furuncle, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L02.93 Carbuncle, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 680.9:
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