ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess

  ICD-10 Code for Pilonidal cyst with abscess L05.01

L05.01 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L05.01 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 L05 Pilonidal cyst and sinus

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Pilonidal abscess
  • Pilonidal dimple with abscess
  • Postanal dimple with abscess
Excludes2
  • congenital sacral dimple (Q82.6)
  • parasacral dimple (Q82.6)

Related Terms to “Pilonidal cyst with abscess”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • pilonidal - L05.01
  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
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.