Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 682.7
Cellulitis and abscess of foot, except toes
  • Short description: Cellulitis of foot.
  • ICD-9-CM 682.7 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 682.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 682.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 682.7: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess foot, except toe
  • Abscess of foot
  • Acute lymphangitis of foot
  • Cellulitis of foot
  • Foot abscess
  • Foot acute lymphangitis
  • Foot cellulitis
  • Left abscess of foot
  • Left foot abscess
  • Left foot acute lymphangitis
  • Left foot cellulitis
  • Right abscess of foot
  • Right foot abscess
  • Right foot acute lymphangitis
  • Right foot cellulitis
682.7 Excludes
Applies To
  • Heel
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 682.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.119 Cellulitis of unspecified part of limb
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.129 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified part of limb
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 682.7:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • foot (except toe) 682.7
    • heel 682.7
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • foot (except toe) 682.7
    • heel 682.7
  • Septic - see also condition
    • foot (with lymphangitis) 682.7
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