Use Additional code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.

Excludes2

  • hordeolum (H00.0)
  • infective dermatitis (L30.3)
  • local infections of skin classified in Chapter 1
  • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
  • panniculitis NOS (M79.3)
  • panniculitis of neck and back (M54.0-)
  • Perlèche NOS (K13.0)
  • Perlèche due to candidiasis (B37.0)
  • Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency (E53.0)
  • pyogenic granuloma (L98.0)
  • relapsing panniculitis [Weber-Christian] (M35.6)
  • viral warts (B07.-)
  • zoster (B02.-)
  1. L08 Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue

    1. L08.0 Pyoderma

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Dermatitis gangrenosa
      • Purulent dermatitis
      • Septic dermatitis
      • Suppurative dermatitis
    2. L08.1 Erythrasma

    3. L08.8 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

      1. L08.81 Pyoderma vegetans

      2. L08.82 Omphalitis not of newborn

      3. L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    4. L08.9 Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.