ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
L02.2 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 trunk
  • non-newborn omphalitis (L08.82)
  • omphalitis of newborn (P38.-)
  • abscess of breast (N61.1)
  • abscess of buttocks (L02.3)
  • abscess of female external genital organs (N76.4)
  • abscess of hip (L02.4)
  • abscess of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)

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

  • L02.21 - Cutaneous abscess of trunk
    • L02.211 - Cutaneous abscess of abdominal wall
    • L02.212 - Cutaneous abscess of back [any part, except buttock]
    • L02.213 - Cutaneous abscess of chest wall
    • L02.214 - Cutaneous abscess of groin
    • L02.215 - Cutaneous abscess of perineum
    • L02.216 - Cutaneous abscess of umbilicus
    • L02.219 - Cutaneous abscess of trunk, unspecified
  • L02.22 - Furuncle of trunk
    • L02.221 - Furuncle of abdominal wall
    • L02.222 - Furuncle of back [any part, except buttock]
    • L02.223 - Furuncle of chest wall
    • L02.224 - Furuncle of groin
    • L02.225 - Furuncle of perineum
    • L02.226 - Furuncle of umbilicus
    • L02.229 - Furuncle of trunk, unspecified
  • L02.23 - Carbuncle of trunk
    • L02.231 - Carbuncle of abdominal wall
    • L02.232 - Carbuncle of back [any part, except buttock]
    • L02.233 - Carbuncle of chest wall
    • L02.234 - Carbuncle of groin
    • L02.235 - Carbuncle of perineum
    • L02.236 - Carbuncle of umbilicus
    • L02.239 - Carbuncle of trunk, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L02.2 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of trunk

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.