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

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  ICD-10 Code for Carbuncle of head [any part, except face] L02.831

L02.831 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L02.831 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 L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Carbuncle of head [any part, except face]”

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Questions related to L02.831 Carbuncle of head [any part, except face]

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.