ICD-10-CM Code L92.3
Foreign body granuloma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L92.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of foreign body granuloma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L923 is used to code Foreign body granuloma
The foreign body granuloma is a response of biological tissue to any foreign material in the tissue. Tissue-encapsulation of an implant is part of this. An infection around a splinter is part of this, too.
Transvaginal ultrasonography showing a foreign body granuloma at right as a hypoechoic (dark) area around a perforated intrauterine device. The uterus is at left.
Coding Notes for L92.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code to identify the type of retained foreign body See code Z18.-
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Talc granuloma of umbilicus (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L92.3 - Foreign body granuloma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 709.4 was previously used, L92.3 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.