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ICD-10-CM Code L60.0
Ingrowing nail

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L60.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of ingrowing nail. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L600 is used to code Ingrown nail

Onychocryptosis (from Greek ὄνυξ onyx "nail" + κρυπτός kryptos "hidden"), also known as an ingrown toenail, or unguis incarnatus is a common form of nail disease. It is an often painful condition in which the nail grows so that it cuts into one or both sides of the paronychium or nail bed. This condition has been found only in shoe-wearing cultures and does not occur in habitually barefoot people since it requires downward pressure on the nail by a shoe.

Specialty: Orthopedics
ICD 9 Code: 703.0

An ingrown toenail

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L60.0 - Ingrowing nail'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L60.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Unguis incarnatus (L60.0)
Onychocryptosis (L60.0)
Onyxis(finger) (toe) (L60.0)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Ingrowing nail (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 703.0 was previously used, L60.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: L60 - Nail disorders

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/L600