2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 686.01
- ICD-9-CM 686.01 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 686.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- An idiopathic, rapidly evolving, and severely debilitating disease occurring most commonly in association with chronic ulcerative colitis. It is characterized by the presence of boggy, purplish ulcers with undermined borders, appearing mostly on the legs. The majority of cases are in people between 40 and 60 years old. Its etiology is unknown.
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2014 ICD-10-CM L88 Pyoderma gangrenosum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 686.01
- Pyoderma, pyodermia 686.00
- gangrenosum 686.01