Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 682.5
Cellulitis and abscess of buttock
  • Short description: Cellulitis of buttock.
  • ICD-9-CM 682.5 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 682.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 682.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 682.5: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of buttock
  • Acute lymphangitis of buttock
  • Buttock abscess
  • Buttock acute lymphangitis
  • Buttock cellulitis
  • Cellulitis of buttock
682.5 Excludes
  • anal and rectal regions (566)
Applies To
  • Gluteal region
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 682.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.317 Cellulitis of buttock
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 682.5:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • buttock 682.5
    • gluteal (region) 682.5
    • nates 682.5
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • buttock 682.5
    • gluteal (region) 682.5
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