ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face

  ICD-10 Code for Cutaneous abscess of face L02.01

L02.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L02.01 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L00-L08 Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08)
Category L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle

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Related Terms to “Cutaneous abscess of face”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • cheek(external) - L02.01
    • chin - L02.01
    • face(any part, except ear, eye and nose) - L02.01
    • forehead - L02.01
    • head NEC - L02.811
      • face(any part, except ear, eye and nose) - L02.01
    • submaxillary(region) - L02.01
    • submental - L02.01
    • temple - L02.01
    • temporal region - L02.01
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.