2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 728.86
- ICD-9-CM 728.86 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 728.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- Necrotizing fasciitis due to infectious organism with gangrene
- Necrotizing fasciitis w gangrene due to infectious organism
- Necrotizing fasciitis with gangrene
- A fulminating bacterial infection of the deep layers of the skin and fascia. It can be caused by many different organisms, with streptococcus pyogenes being the most common
- Infection of the deep skin and subcutaneous tissues and necrosis of the fascia. It is caused by bacteria including group a streptococcus, staphylococcus aureus and clostridium perfringens. It may develop following trauma and invasive procedures
- Use additional code to identify:
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM M72.6 Necrotizing fasciitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index
entries containing back-references to 728.86
- Fasciitis 729.4
- necrotizing 728.86