Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 681.01
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 681.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 681.01 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 681.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L03.019 Cellulitis of unspecified finger
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abscess of left finger pulp
  • Abscess of right finger pulp
  • Finger pulp abscess
  • Left finger pulp abscess
  • Left pulp abscess of finger
  • Pulp abscess of finger
  • Right finger pulp abscess
  • Right pulp abscess of finger
681.01 Excludes
Applies To
  • Pulp abscess
  • Whitlow
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 681.01:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
  • Felon (any digit) (with lymphangitis) 681.01
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • finger (skin) 686.9
      • abscess (with lymphangitis) 681.00
        • pulp 681.01
      • cellulitis (with lymphangitis) 681.00
      • distal closed space (with lymphangitis) 681.00
      • nail 681.02
  • Whitlow (with lymphangitis) 681.01
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 681.01 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.