Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 681.10
Cellulitis and abscess of toe, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 681.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 681.10 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: 681.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L03.039 Cellulitis of unspecified toe
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L03.049 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified toe
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abscess of left toe
  • Abscess of right toe
  • Abscess of toe
  • Acute lymphangitis of left toe
  • Acute lymphangitis of right toe
  • Acute lymphangitis of toe
  • Cellulitis of left toe
  • Cellulitis of right toe
  • Cellulitis of toe
  • Left abscess of toe
  • Left acute lymphangitis of toe
  • Left toe abscess
  • Left toe acute lymphangitis
  • Left toe cellulitis
  • Right abscess of toe
  • Right acute lymphangitis of toe
  • Right toe abscess
  • Right toe acute lymphangitis
  • Right toe cellulitis
  • Toe abscess
  • Toe acute lymphangitis
  • Toe cellulitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 681.10:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • toe (any) (intrathecal) (periosteal) (subcutaneous) (subcuticular) 681.10
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • toe (intrathecal) (periosteal) (subcutaneous) (subcuticular) 681.10
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • toe (skin) 686.9
      • abscess (with lymphangitis) 681.10
      • cellulitis (with lymphangitis) 681.10
      • nail 681.11
  • Septic - see also condition
    • toe (with lymphangitis) 681.10
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