ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of limb

L02.41 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Cutaneous abscess of limb

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More specific codes for Cutaneous abscess of limb

  • L02.411 - Cutaneous abscess of right axilla
  • L02.412 - Cutaneous abscess of left axilla
  • L02.413 - Cutaneous abscess of right upper limb
  • L02.414 - Cutaneous abscess of left upper limb
  • L02.415 - Cutaneous abscess of right lower limb
  • L02.416 - Cutaneous abscess of left lower limb
  • L02.419 - Cutaneous abscess of limb, unspecified
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Related Terms to “Cutaneous abscess of limb”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • axilla(region) - L02.41
    • lower limb - L02.41
    • upper
      • limb - L02.41
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L02.41 Cutaneous abscess of limb

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