ICD-10-CM Code L05.02
Pilonidal sinus with abscess
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L05.02 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pilonidal sinus 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.
|ICD 9 Code:||685|
Two pilonidal cysts that have formed in the gluteal cleft of an adult man.
Coding Notes for L05.02 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.
- Coccygeal fistula with abscess
- Coccygeal sinus with abscess
- Pilonidal fistula with abscess
- DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis with MCC.
- DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis without MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L05.02 - Pilonidal sinus with abscess'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 L05.02 and a single ICD9 code, 685.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.