ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017

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  ICD-10 Code for Cellulitis of head [any part, except face] L03.811

L03.811 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L03.811 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.
Inclusion Term
  • Cellulitis of scalp
Excludes2
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Related Terms to “Cellulitis of head [any part, except face]”

  • Cellulitis(diffuse) (phlegmonous) (septic) (suppurative) - L03.90
    • head NEC - L03.811
    • scalp(any part) - L03.811
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L03.811 Cellulitis 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.