Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 682.0
Cellulitis and abscess of face
  • Short description: Cellulitis of face.
  • ICD-9-CM 682.0 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 682.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 682.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 682.0: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess nose, external
  • Abscess of external nose
  • Abscess of face
  • Abscess of submandibular region
  • Acute lymphangitis of face
  • Cellulitis of external nose
  • Cellulitis of face
  • Cellulitis of nose, external
  • Cellulitis of submandibular region
  • External nasal abscess
  • External nasal cellulitis
  • Face abscess
  • Face acute lymphangitis
  • Face cellulitis
  • Submandibular abscess
  • Submandibular cellulitis
  • Submandibular region abscess
682.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Cheek, external
  • Chin
  • Forehead
  • Nose, external
  • Submandibular
  • Temple (region)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 682.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K12.2 Cellulitis and abscess of mouth
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.211 Cellulitis of face
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.212 Acute lymphangitis of face
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 682.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • cheek, external 682.0
    • chin 682.0
    • face (any part, except eye) 682.0
    • forehead 682.0
    • jaw (bone) (lower) (upper) 526.4
      • skin 682.0
    • nose (septum) 478.19
      • external 682.0
    • submandibular (region) (space) (triangle) 682.0
    • submaxillary (region) 682.0
    • submental (pyogenic) 682.0
    • temple 682.0
    • temporal region 682.0
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • cheek, external 682.0
    • face (any part, except eye) 682.0
    • jaw (region) 682.0
    • submandibular (region) (space) (triangle) 682.0
    • submental (pyogenic) 682.0
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