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ICD-10-CM Code L05.01
Pilonidal cyst with abscess

BILLABLE
Billable Code
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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L05.01 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pilonidal cyst with abscess. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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

Coding Notes for L05.01 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Parasacral dimple with abscess
Pilonidal abscess
Pilonidal dimple with abscess
Postanal dimple with abscess

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L05.01 - Pilonidal cyst with abscess'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L05.01. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Pilonidal cyst with abscess (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L05.01 and a single ICD9 code, 685.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L05.0 - Pilonidal cyst and sinus with abscess

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