Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 680.5
Carbuncle and furuncle of buttock
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Carbuncle of buttock.
  • ICD-9-CM 680.5 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 680.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Buttock carbuncle
  • Buttock furuncle
  • Carbuncle of anus
  • Carbuncle of buttock
  • Furuncle of anus
  • Furuncle of buttock
  • Perianal carbuncle
  • Perianal furuncle
Applies To
  • Anus
  • Gluteal region
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 680.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L02.33 Carbuncle of buttock
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 680.5:
  • Boil (see also Carbuncle) 680.9
    • anus 680.5
    • buttock 680.5
    • gluteal (region) 680.5
    • partes posteriores 680.5
  • Carbuncle 680.9
    • anus 680.5
    • buttock 680.5
    • gluteal (region) 680.5
    • partes posteriores 680.5
  • Furuncle 680.9
    • anus 680.5
    • buttock 680.5
    • gluteal (region) 680.5
    • partes posteriores 680.5
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 680.5 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.