ICD-10-CM Code L03.02
Acute lymphangitis of finger
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- L03.02 Acute lymphangitis of finger NON-BILLABLE
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|
Coding Notes for L03.02 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- 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.