ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L03.213

Periorbital cellulitis

Diagnosis Code L03.213

ICD-10: L03.213
Short Description: Periorbital cellulitis
Long Description: Periorbital cellulitis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L03.213

Valid for Submission
The code L03.213 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
L03.213 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08)
      • Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis (L03)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L03.213 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • H05.011 - Cellulitis of right orbit
  • H05.013 - Cellulitis of bilateral orbits
  • H05.019 - Cellulitis of unspecified orbit

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