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

See: Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb

L03.12 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
Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb
Excludes2
  • acute lymphangitis of fingers (L03.2-)
  • acute lymphangitis of groin (L03.324)
  • acute lymphangitis of toes (L03.04-)

More specific codes for Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb

  • L03.121 - Acute lymphangitis of right axilla
  • L03.122 - Acute lymphangitis of left axilla
  • L03.123 - Acute lymphangitis of right upper limb
  • L03.124 - Acute lymphangitis of left upper limb
  • L03.125 - Acute lymphangitis of right lower limb
  • L03.126 - Acute lymphangitis of left lower limb
  • L03.129 - Acute lymphangitis of unspecified part of limb
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Related Terms to “Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L03.12 Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb

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.