ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
L02.0 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face
Excludes2
  • abscess of ear, external (H60.0)
  • abscess of eyelid (H00.0)
  • abscess of head [any part, except face] (L02.8)
  • abscess of lacrimal gland (H04.0)
  • abscess of lacrimal passages (H04.3)
  • abscess of mouth (K12.2)
  • abscess of nose (J34.0)
  • abscess of orbit (H05.0)
  • submandibular abscess (K12.2)

More specific codes for Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face

See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.