Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 682.1
Cellulitis and abscess of neck
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Cellulitis of neck.
  • ICD-9-CM 682.1 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 682.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of neck
  • Acute lymphangitis of neck
  • Cellulitis of neck
  • Neck abscess
  • Neck acute lymphangitis
  • Neck cellulitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 682.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.221 Cellulitis of neck
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L03.222 Acute lymphangitis of neck
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 682.1:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • cervical (neck region) 682.1
      • lymph gland or node 683
      • stump (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
    • neck (region) 682.1
      • lymph gland or node 683
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • cervical (neck region) 682.1
    • neck (region) 682.1
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