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

See: Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of hand

L02.51 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.

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Cutaneous abscess of hand

More specific codes for Cutaneous abscess of hand

  • L02.511 - Cutaneous abscess of right hand
  • L02.512 - Cutaneous abscess of left hand
  • L02.519 - Cutaneous abscess of unspecified hand
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Related Terms to “Cutaneous abscess of hand”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • hand - L02.51
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L02.51 Cutaneous abscess of hand

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.