ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of neck

  ICD-10 Code for Cellulitis of neck L03.221

L03.221 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L03.221 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 L03 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Cellulitis of neck”

  • Cellulitis(diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) - L03.90
    • cervical(meaning neck) - L03.221
    • neck(region) - L03.221
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L03.221 Cellulitis of neck

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