ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb L04.2

L04.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L04.2 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 L04 Acute lymphadenitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute lymphadenitis of axilla
  • Acute lymphadenitis of shoulder

Related Terms to “Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb”

See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L04.2 Acute lymphadenitis of upper 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.