Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 685.0
Pilonidal cyst with abscess
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Pilonidal cyst w abscess.
  • ICD-9-CM 685.0 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 685.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Pilonidal cyst W abscess
  • Pilonidal sinus w abscess
  • Pilonidal sinus with abscess
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 685.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L05.01 Pilonidal cyst with abscess
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L05.02 Pilonidal sinus with abscess
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 685.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • pilonidal 685.0
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • dermoid (M9084/0) - see also Neoplasm, by site, benign
    • pilonidal (infected) (rectum) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
      • malignant (M9084/3) 173.59
    • postanal (infected) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • sacrococcygeal (dermoid) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
  • Dimple
    • parasacral 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • pilonidal 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • postanal 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • coccyx 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • pilonidal (infected) (rectum) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • sinus (see also Sinusitis) 473.9
  • Sinus - see also Fistula
    • coccygeal (infected) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • dermal (congenital) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • pilonidal (infected) (rectum) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
    • sacrococcygeal (dermoid) (infected) 685.1
      • with abscess 685.0
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