Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 703.0
Ingrowing nail
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 703.0 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 703.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ingrowing nail with infection
  • Ingrowing toenail
  • Ingrown nail
  • Ingrown toenail
  • Ingrown toenail w infection
  • Ingrown toenail, infected
  • Left ingrown toenail
  • Left ingrown toenail w infection
  • Left ingrown toenail with infection
  • Right ingrown toenail
  • Right ingrown toenail w infection
  • Right ingrown toenail with infection
703.0 Excludes
  • infection, nail NOS (681.9)
Applies To
  • Ingrowing nail with infection
  • Unguis incarnatus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 703.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM L60.0 Ingrowing nail
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 703.0:
  • Acronyx 703.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Ingrowing
    • nail (finger) (toe) (infected) 703.0
  • Onychocryptosis 703.0
  • Onyxis (finger) (toe) 703.0
  • Unguis incarnatus 703.0
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 703.0 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.