Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 078.12
Plantar wart
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 078.12 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 078.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat plantar wart
  • Bilateral plantar wart
  • Left plantar wart
  • Right plantar wart
  • Verruca plantaris
  • Wart, plantar
Applies To
  • Verruca plantaris
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 078.12 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM B07.0 Plantar wart
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 078.12:
  • Verruca (filiformis) 078.10
    • plantaris 078.12
  • Wart (digitate) (filiform) (infectious) (viral) 078.10
    • plantar 078.12
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