Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 680.0
Carbuncle and furuncle of face
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Carbuncle of face.
  • ICD-9-CM 680.0 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 680.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Boil of external nose
  • Boil of face
  • Carbuncle of ear
  • Carbuncle of face
  • Carbuncle of nasal septum
  • Carbuncle of nose
  • Carbuncle of temple region
  • Face carbuncle
  • Face furuncle
  • Furuncle of ear
  • Furuncle of face
  • Furuncle of nasal cavity
  • Furuncle of nasal septum
  • Furuncle of temple region
  • Furunculosis of external auditory meatus
680.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Ear [any part]
  • Face [any part, except eye]
  • Nose (septum)
  • Temple (region)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 680.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L02.02 Furuncle of face
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L02.03 Carbuncle of face
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 680.0:
  • Boil (see also Carbuncle) 680.9
    • auditory canal, external 680.0
    • ear (any part) 680.0
    • face (any part, except eye) 680.0
    • nose (external) (septum) 680.0
    • pinna 680.0
    • temple (region) 680.0
  • Carbuncle 680.9
    • auditory canal, external 680.0
    • ear (any part) (external) 680.0
    • face (any part, except eye) 680.0
    • nose (external) (septum) 680.0
    • pinna 680.0
    • temple (region) 680.0
  • Furuncle 680.9
    • auditory canal, external 680.0
    • ear (any part) 680.0
    • face (any part, except eye) 680.0
    • nose (external) (septum) 680.0
    • pinna 680.0
    • temple (region) 680.0
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