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ICD-10-CM Code L05.0
Pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess

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 L05.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of L05.0 that describes the diagnosis 'pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess' in more detail.

The ICD code L05 is used to code Pilonidal cyst

A pilonidal cyst, also referred to as a pilonidal abscess, pilonidal sinus or sacrococcygeal fistula, is a cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair and skin debris.

Specialty: General Surgery
MeSH Code: D010864
ICD 9 Code: 685

Two pilonidal cysts that have formed in the gluteal cleft of an adult man.

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L05.0 - Pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L05.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: L05 - Pilonidal cyst and sinus

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