Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 686.1
Pyogenic granuloma of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 686.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 686.1 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: 686.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM L98.0 Pyogenic granuloma
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin granuloma
  • Caseating tuberculoid granuloma
  • Disorder characterized by granuloma formation
  • Granuloma multiforme
  • Granulomatosis
  • Insect bite granuloma
  • Orofacial granulomatosis
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • Pyogenic granuloma of lip
  • Pyogenic granuloma of skin
  • Pyogenic progressive granuloma
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy secondary to granulomas
  • Sea-urchin granuloma
  • Solitary eruptive xanthogranuloma
  • Staphylococcal granuloma
  • Talc granuloma of umbilicus
  • Umbilical granuloma
  • Wound granuloma
Clinical Information
  • A capillary hemangioma characterized by the presence of a lobular growth pattern
  • A lobular hemangioma arising from the skin and attached subcutaneous tissues
686.1 Excludes
  • pyogenic granuloma of oral mucosa (528.9)
Applies To
  • Granuloma:
    • septic
    • suppurative
    • telangiectaticum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 686.1:
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