ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 18, 2018

See: Inflammatory disorders of breast

  ICD-10 Code for Abscess of the breast & nipple N61.1

N61.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

N61.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 14 Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99)
Section N60-N65 Disorders of breast (N60-N65)
Category N61 Inflammatory disorders of breast

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
  • Carbuncle of breast
  • Mastitis with abscess
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Abscess of the breast and nipple”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • areola(acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) - N61.1
    • breast(acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) - N61.1
    • nipple - N61.1
  • Carbuncle - L02.93
    • breast - N61.1
  • Furuncle - L02.92
    • breast - N61.1
  • Mastitis(acute) (diffuse) (nonpuerperal) (subacute) - N61.0
    • with abscess - N61.1
  • Suppuration, suppurativeSee also condition
    • breast - N61.1
    • mammary gland - N61.1
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • breast - N61.1
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to N61.1 Abscess of the breast and nipple

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