Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 682
Other cellulitis and abscess
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 682 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
682 Includes
  • abscess (acute) (with lymphangitis) except of finger or toe
  • cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) except of finger or toe
  • lymphangitis, acute (with lymphangitis) except of finger or toe
682 Excludes
  • lymphangitis (chronic) (subacute) (457.2)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify organism, such as Staphylococcus (041.1)
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