ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

  ICD-10 Code for Other specified local infections of the skin & subcutaneous tissue L08.89

L08.89 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L08.89 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 L08 Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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Related Terms to “Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue”

  • Andrews' disease(bacterid) - L08.89
  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
  • Dermatosis - L98.9
    • Andrews' - L08.89
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Andrews'(bacterid) - L08.89
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • local, skin(staphylococcal) (streptococcal) - L08.9
      • specified NEC - L08.89
    • sinus(accessory) (chronic) (nasal) — See also Sinusitis
      • skin NEC - L08.89
  • SarcoidSee also Sarcoidosis
    • Spiegler-Fendt - L08.89
  • SinusSee also Fistula
    • infected, skin NEC - L08.89
  • Spiegler-Fendt
    • sarcoid - L08.89
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.