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ICD-10-CM Code L03.02
Acute lymphangitis of finger

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L03.02 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of L03.02 that describes the diagnosis 'acute lymphangitis of finger' in more detail.


The ICD code L030 is used to code Paronychia

A paronychia (/ˌpærəˈnɪkiə/; Greek: παρωνυχία from para, "around" and onukh-, "nail") is a nail disease that is an often-tender bacterial or fungal infection of the hand or foot where the nail and skin meet at the side or the base of a finger or toenail. The infection can start suddenly (acute paronychia) or gradually (chronic paronychia). Paronychia is commonly misapplied as a synonym for whitlow or felon.

Specialty: Dermatology, Emergency Medicine
MeSH Codes: D010304, D010304
ICD 9 Codes: 681.02, 681.11

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L03.02 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Hangnail with lymphangitis of finger

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L03.02 - Acute lymphangitis of finger'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L03.02. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: L03.0 - Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of finger and toe

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