ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L08.9

Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unsp

Diagnosis Code L08.9

ICD-10: L08.9
Short Description: Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unsp
Long Description: Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L08.9

Valid for Submission
The code L08.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08)
      • Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L08)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L08.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 602 - CELLULITIS WITH MCC
  • 603 - CELLULITIS WITHOUT MCC

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  • 686.9 - Local skin infection NOS

Synonyms
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of abdominal wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of ankle with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of ankle with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of anus with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of axilla with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of axilla with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of back with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of breast with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of breast with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of buttock with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of buttock with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of cheek with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of chest wall with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of ear with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of elbow with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of elbow with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of face with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of finger, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of flank with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of flank with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of foot and/or toe, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of foot and/or toe, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of foot and/or toe, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of forearm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of forearm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of groin with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of groin with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of hand, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of hand, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of head, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of hip with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of hip with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of interscapular region with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of interscapular region with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of lip with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of lower leg with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of lower leg with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of lower limb, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of neck with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of neck with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of nose with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of penis with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of penis with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of perineum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of perineum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of perineum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of perineum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of perineum with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of scalp with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of scalp with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of scapular region with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of scapular region with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder and/or upper arm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder and/or upper arm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder and/or upper arm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder and/or upper arm, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of shoulder with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of thigh with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of thigh with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of toe with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of toe with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of trunk, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of upper arm with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of upper limb, infected
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of vagina with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of vulva with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of wrist with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn of wrist with infection
  • Abrasion and/or friction burn with infection
  • Abrasion of abdominal wall, infected
  • Abrasion of abdominal wall, infected
  • Abrasion of abdominal wall, infected
  • Abrasion of ankle, infected
  • Abrasion of anus, infected
  • Abrasion of axilla, infected
  • Abrasion of back, infected
  • Abrasion of back, infected
  • Abrasion of back, infected
  • Abrasion of breast, infected
  • Abrasion of buttock, infected
  • Abrasion of chest wall, infected
  • Abrasion of chest wall, infected
  • Abrasion of chest wall, infected
  • Abrasion of elbow, infected
  • Abrasion of eye region
  • Abrasion of face
  • Abrasion of face, infected
  • Abrasion of flank, infected
  • Abrasion of foot
  • Abrasion of foot
  • Abrasion of foot, infected
  • Abrasion of foot, infected
  • Abrasion of forearm, infected
  • Abrasion of genitalia
  • Abrasion of groin, infected
  • Abrasion of hip, infected
  • Abrasion of interscapular region, infected
  • Abrasion of knee, infected
  • Abrasion of lower leg, infected
  • Abrasion of neck
  • Abrasion of neck, infected
  • Abrasion of penis, infected
  • Abrasion of perineum
  • Abrasion of perineum
  • Abrasion of perineum
  • Abrasion of perineum, infected
  • Abrasion of perineum, infected
  • Abrasion of perineum, infected
  • Abrasion of scalp
  • Abrasion of scalp, infected
  • Abrasion of scapular region, infected
  • Abrasion of shoulder, infected
  • Abrasion of thigh, infected
  • Abrasion of toe, infected
  • Abrasion of upper arm, infected
  • Abrasion of vagina, infected
  • Abrasion of vulva, infected
  • Abrasion of wrist
  • Abrasion of wrist, infected
  • Abrasion, abdominal wall
  • Abrasion, abdominal wall
  • Abrasion, abdominal wall
  • Abrasion, ankle
  • Abrasion, axillary area
  • Abrasion, back
  • Abrasion, back
  • Abrasion, back
  • Abrasion, breast
  • Abrasion, buttock
  • Abrasion, chest wall
  • Abrasion, chest wall
  • Abrasion, chest wall
  • Abrasion, elbow area
  • Abrasion, flank
  • Abrasion, forearm area
  • Abrasion, groin
  • Abrasion, hip
  • Abrasion, interscapular
  • Abrasion, knee
  • Abrasion, lower leg
  • Abrasion, penis
  • Abrasion, scapular area
  • Abrasion, shoulder area
  • Abrasion, thigh
  • Abrasion, toe
  • Abrasion, upper arm
  • Abrasion, vagina
  • Abrasion, vulva
  • Animal bite of abdomen
  • Animal bite of abdomen
  • Animal bite of abdomen
  • Animal bite of ankle
  • Animal bite of axilla
  • Animal bite of back
  • Animal bite of back
  • Animal bite of buttock
  • Animal bite of chest
  • Animal bite of chest
  • Animal bite of chest
  • Animal bite of dorsum of hand
  • Animal bite of dorsum of hand
  • Animal bite of elbow
  • Animal bite of finger
  • Animal bite of forearm
  • Animal bite of genitalia
  • Animal bite of genitalia
  • Animal bite of genitalia
  • Animal bite of hip
  • Animal bite of knee
  • Animal bite of lower leg
  • Animal bite of mouth
  • Animal bite of nose
  • Animal bite of palm of hand
  • Animal bite of perineum
  • Animal bite of perineum
  • Animal bite of perineum
  • Animal bite of perineum
  • Animal bite of scalp
  • Animal bite of shoulder
  • Animal bite of sole of foot
  • Animal bite of thigh
  • Animal bite of thumb
  • Animal bite of toe
  • Animal bite of upper arm
  • Animal bite of wrist
  • Animal bite wound of neck
  • Application site disorder
  • Application site infection
  • Arcanobacterium pyogenes infection of skin
  • Auditory system complication of procedure
  • Bacterial infection of skin
  • Bite in axilla
  • Bite wound of mouth
  • Blister of abdominal wall with infection
  • Blister of abdominal wall with infection
  • Blister of abdominal wall with infection
  • Blister of abdominal wall with infection
  • Blister of abdominal wall with infection
  • Blister of ankle with infection
  • Blister of anus with infection
  • Blister of axilla with infection
  • Blister of back with infection
  • Blister of back with infection
  • Blister of back with infection
  • Blister of back with infection
  • Blister of back with infection
  • Blister of breast with infection
  • Blister of breast with infection
  • Blister of buttock with infection
  • Blister of buttock with infection
  • Blister of cheek with infection
  • Blister of chest wall with infection
  • Blister of chest wall with infection
  • Blister of chest wall with infection
  • Blister of chest wall with infection
  • Blister of chest wall with infection
  • Blister of ear with infection
  • Blister of elbow with infection
  • Blister of face with infection
  • Blister of face with infection
  • Blister of finger with infection
  • Blister of flank with infection
  • Blister of flank with infection
  • Blister of foot with infection
  • Blister of forearm with infection
  • Blister of groin with infection
  • Blister of groin with infection
  • Blister of hand with infection
  • Blister of hip with infection
  • Blister of hip with infection
  • Blister of interscapular region with infection
  • Blister of lip with infection
  • Blister of lower leg with infection
  • Blister of lower leg with infection
  • Blister of lower limb with infection
  • Blister of neck with infection
  • Blister of neck with infection
  • Blister of nose with infection
  • Blister of penis with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of perineum with infection
  • Blister of scalp with infection
  • Blister of scapular region with infection
  • Blister of shoulder with infection
  • Blister of skin with infection
  • Blister of sole of foot
  • Blister of testis with infection
  • Blister of thigh with infection
  • Blister of toe with infection
  • Blister of toe with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of trunk with infection
  • Blister of upper arm with infection
  • Blister of upper arm with infection
  • Blister of vulva with infection
  • Blister of wrist with infection
  • Blister with infection
  • Blistering distal dactylitis
  • Complex laceration of chin
  • Complex laceration of forehead
  • Complex laceration of neck
  • Complex laceration of oropharynx
  • Complex laceration of soft palate
  • Complex laceration of tongue
  • Complication of cutaneous surgery
  • Complication of ear piercing
  • Conjunctival abrasion
  • Contaminated complex laceration of chin
  • Contaminated complex laceration of forehead
  • Contaminated complex laceration of neck
  • Contaminated complex laceration of oropharynx
  • Contaminated complex laceration of soft palate
  • Contaminated complex laceration of tongue
  • Contaminated simple laceration of forehead
  • Contaminated simple laceration of neck
  • Contaminated simple laceration of tongue
  • Dactylitis
  • Disease caused by Moraxella
  • Disorder of skin donor site
  • Erosive pustular dermatosis of the scalp
  • Finger web space infection
  • Foreign body - finger
  • Foreign body - finger
  • Foreign body in forearm
  • Foreign body in forearm
  • Foreign body in hand with infection
  • Foreign body in lip
  • Foreign body in male genital organs and perineum
  • Foreign body in nose
  • Foreign body in scrotum
  • Foreign body in testis
  • Foreign body in thigh
  • Foreign body in thigh
  • Foreign body in vagina
  • Foreign body in vagina
  • Foreign body of breast
  • Foreign body of breast
  • Foreign body of skin of cheek
  • Foreign body of skin of head
  • Foreign body of skin of perineum
  • Friction blister with infection
  • Gram-negative infection of toe web
  • Infected blisters of multiple sites
  • Infected bunion
  • Infected conjunctival abrasion
  • Infected face
  • Infected foreign body by site
  • Infected heel
  • Infected insect bite
  • Infected insect bite of dorsum of foot
  • Infected insect bite of dorsum of hand
  • Infected insect bite of genitalia
  • Infected insect bite of genitalia
  • Infected insect bite of genitalia
  • Infected insect bite of genitalia
  • Infected insect bite of hand
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of head and neck
  • Infected insect bite of palm of hand
  • Infected insect bite of pelvic region
  • Infected insect bite of pelvic region
  • Infected insect bite of pelvic region
  • Infected insect bite of pelvic region
  • Infected insect bite of sole of foot
  • Infected insect bite of thumb
  • Infected insect bite of upper limb
  • Infected superficial injury, by site
  • Infected thumb
  • Infected ulcer of skin
  • Infected varicose ulcer
  • Infection - perineal wound
  • Infection - perineal wound
  • Infection - perineal wound
  • Infection of axilla
  • Infection of axilla
  • Infection of axilla
  • Infection of big toe
  • Infection of big toe
  • Infection of finger
  • Infection of foot
  • Infection of foot associated with diabetes
  • Infection of hand due to bite
  • Infection of palmar space
  • Infection of pierced pinna
  • Infection of scrotum
  • Infection of skin
  • Infection of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Infection of skin donor site
  • Infection of skin of finger
  • Infection of skin of finger
  • Infection of skin of finger
  • Infection of skin of neck
  • Infection of skin of neck
  • Infection of skin of neck
  • Infection of subcutaneous tissue
  • Infection of toe
  • Infection of toe
  • Infection of toe
  • Infection of toe
  • Infection of toe
  • Infection of toe web
  • Infective dermatosis of male genitalia
  • Infective dermatosis of male genitalia
  • Inflammation of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Insect bite of cheek
  • Insect bite of ear region
  • Insect bite of finger
  • Insect bite of genitalia
  • Insect bite of genitalia
  • Insect bite of genitalia
  • Insect bite of hand
  • Insect bite of hand
  • Insect bite of mouth
  • Insect bite of nose
  • Insect bite to hand - nonvenomous
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, lower leg
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of abdominal wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of abdominal wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of abdominal wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of ankle
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of anus
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of axilla
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of back
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of back
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of breast
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of buttock
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of chest wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of chest wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of chest wall
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of elbow
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of face
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of flank
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of foot
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of foot
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of foot and toe, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of forearm
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of groin
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of head, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of head, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of head, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of head, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of hip
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of interscapular region
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of knee
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of knee, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of lower limb, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of lower limb, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of neck
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of penis
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of perineum
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of perineum
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of perineum
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of perineum
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of scrotum and/or testis, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of shoulder
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of shoulder and upper arm, infected
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of thigh
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of toe
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of upper arm
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of vagina
  • Insect bite, nonvenomous, of wrist
  • Laceration of forehead
  • Laceration of forehead
  • Laceration of nasopharynx
  • Laceration of neck
  • Laceration of neck
  • Laceration of palate
  • Laceration of tongue
  • Laceration of tongue
  • Localized infection of skin AND/OR subcutaneous tissue
  • Moraxella infection of skin
  • Non-pyogenic bacterial infection of skin
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of abdominal wall with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of abdominal wall with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of ankle with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of anus with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of axilla with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of back with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of back with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of breast with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of buttock with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of cheek with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of chest wall with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of chest wall with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of ear with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of elbow with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of face with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of finger
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of finger with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of flank with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of foot with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of foot with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of forearm with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of groin with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of hand with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of hip with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of interscapular region with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of lip with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of lower leg with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of multiple sites with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of neck with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of nose with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of penis with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of perineum with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of scalp with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of scapular region with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of scrotum with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of shoulder with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of testis with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of thigh with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of toe with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of trunk with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of upper arm with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of vagina with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of vulva with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite of wrist with infection
  • Nonvenomous insect bite with infection
  • On examination - deep seated pustules
  • On examination - follicular pustules
  • On examination - purulent pustules
  • On examination - pustules
  • On examination - pustules
  • On examination - pustules
  • On examination - pustules
  • On examination - pustules present
  • Parasitic infection of skin
  • Pulp space infection of finger/thumb
  • Pulp space infection of toe
  • Pustular folliculitis
  • Pustule
  • Pustule
  • Pustule
  • Pustule
  • Septic finger
  • Simple laceration of forehead
  • Simple laceration of neck
  • Simple laceration of tongue
  • Site-specific infective disorders of skin
  • Splinter in face
  • Splinter in hand
  • Splinter in hand
  • Splinter in neck
  • Splinter in scalp
  • Splinter in skin
  • Splinter in skin with infection
  • Splinter of abdominal wall without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of abdominal wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of abdominal wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of ankle, without major open wound
  • Splinter of ankle, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of anus without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of anus, without major open wound
  • Splinter of axilla, without major open wound
  • Splinter of axilla, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of back without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of back without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of back, without major open wound
  • Splinter of back, without major open wound
  • Splinter of breast without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of breast, without major open wound
  • Splinter of buttock without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of buttock, without major open wound
  • Splinter of chest wall without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of chest wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of chest wall, without major open wound
  • Splinter of elbow, without major open wound
  • Splinter of elbow, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of face, without major open wound
  • Splinter of face, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of finger, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of flank without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of flank, without major open wound
  • Splinter of foot and toe, without major wound, infected
  • Splinter of foot and toe, without major wound, infected
  • Splinter of foot, without major open wound
  • Splinter of foot, without major open wound
  • Splinter of foot, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of forearm, without major open wound
  • Splinter of forearm, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of groin without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of groin, without major open wound
  • Splinter of hand, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of hand, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of head, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of head, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of head, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of hip, without major open wound
  • Splinter of hip, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of interscapular region without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of interscapular region, without major open wound
  • Splinter of knee, without major open wound
  • Splinter of knee, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower arm, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower arm, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower leg, without major open wound
  • Splinter of lower leg, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of lower limb, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of neck, without major open wound
  • Splinter of neck, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of penis without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of penis, without major open wound
  • Splinter of perineum without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of perineum, without major open wound
  • Splinter of scalp, without major open wound
  • Splinter of scalp, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of scapular region, without major open wound
  • Splinter of scapular region, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of scrotum and testis without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of scrotum and testis, without major open wound
  • Splinter of shoulder and upper arm, without major wound, infected
  • Splinter of shoulder and upper arm, without major wound, infected
  • Splinter of shoulder and upper arm, without major wound, infected
  • Splinter of shoulder, without major open wound
  • Splinter of shoulder, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of thigh, without major open wound
  • Splinter of thigh, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of toe, without major open wound
  • Splinter of toe, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of trunk without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of upper arm, without major open wound
  • Splinter of upper arm, without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of vagina without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of vagina, without major open wound
  • Splinter of vulva without major open wound, infected
  • Splinter of vulva, without major open wound
  • Splinter of wrist, without major open wound
  • Splinter of wrist, without major open wound, infected
  • Streptococcal infection of skin
  • Streptococcal skin disorder
  • Superficial abrasion of eye region structure
  • Superficial bacterial infection of skin
  • Superficial foreign body in ankle
  • Superficial foreign body in elbow
  • Superficial foreign body in finger
  • Superficial foreign body in foot
  • Superficial foreign body in foot
  • Superficial foreign body in forearm
  • Superficial foreign body in hip
  • Superficial foreign body in shoulder
  • Superficial foreign body in thigh
  • Superficial foreign body in toe
  • Superficial foreign body in upper arm
  • Superficial foreign body in wrist
  • Superficial foreign body of abdominal wall without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of ankle without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of anus without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of axilla without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of back without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of back without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of breast without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of buttock without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of cheek without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of chest wall without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of ear without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of elbow without major open wound but infection
  • Superficial foreign body of face without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of face without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of face without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of face without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of finger without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of flank without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of foot without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of forearm without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of groin without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of hand without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of hip without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of interscapular region without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of leg without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of lip without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of neck without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of nose without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of penis without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of perineum without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of scalp without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of scapular region without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of shoulder without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of testis without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of thigh without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of toe without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of trunk without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of upper arm without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of vagina without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of vulva without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body of wrist without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial foreign body without major open wound but with infection
  • Superficial injury of abdominal wall with infection
  • Superficial injury of abdominal wall with infection
  • Superficial injury of abdominal wall with infection
  • Superficial injury of ankle
  • Superficial injury of ankle
  • Superficial injury of ankle
  • Superficial injury of ankle with infection
  • Superficial injury of anus
  • Superficial injury of anus
  • Superficial injury of anus
  • Superficial injury of anus with infection
  • Superficial injury of anus with infection
  • Superficial injury of axilla
  • Superficial injury of axilla
  • Superficial injury of axilla
  • Superficial injury of axilla with infection
  • Superficial injury of axilla with infection
  • Superficial injury of axilla with infection
  • Superficial injury of back with infection
  • Superficial injury of back with infection
  • Superficial injury of back with infection
  • Superficial injury of back with infection
  • Superficial injury of breast
  • Superficial injury of breast
  • Superficial injury of breast
  • Superficial injury of breast with infection
  • Superficial injury of buttock
  • Superficial injury of buttock
  • Superficial injury of buttock
  • Superficial injury of buttock with infection
  • Superficial injury of cheek
  • Superficial injury of cheek with infection
  • Superficial injury of chest
  • Superficial injury of chest wall with infection
  • Superficial injury of conjunctiva
  • Superficial injury of ear region
  • Superficial injury of ear region
  • Superficial injury of ear with infection
  • Superficial injury of elbow
  • Superficial injury of elbow
  • Superficial injury of elbow with infection
  • Superficial injury of eye
  • Superficial injury of face with infection
  • Superficial injury of finger with infection
  • Superficial injury of flank
  • Superficial injury of flank
  • Superficial injury of flank
  • Superficial injury of flank with infection
  • Superficial injury of flank with infection
  • Superficial injury of foot with infection
  • Superficial injury of foot with infection
  • Superficial injury of forearm
  • Superficial injury of forearm
  • Superficial injury of forearm with infection
  • Superficial injury of groin
  • Superficial injury of groin with infection
  • Superficial injury of gum with infection
  • Superficial injury of hand with infection
  • Superficial injury of hip
  • Superficial injury of hip
  • Superficial injury of hip
  • Superficial injury of hip with infection
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region with infection
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region with infection
  • Superficial injury of interscapular region with infection
  • Superficial injury of knee
  • Superficial injury of lip with infection
  • Superficial injury of lower leg
  • Superficial injury of lower leg with infection
  • Superficial injury of lower limb, infected
  • Superficial injury of neck with infection
  • Superficial injury of neck with infection
  • Superficial injury of nose
  • Superficial injury of nose
  • Superficial injury of nose
  • Superficial injury of nose with infection
  • Superficial injury of penis
  • Superficial injury of penis
  • Superficial injury of penis with infection
  • Superficial injury of penis with infection
  • Superficial injury of perineum with infection
  • Superficial injury of perineum with infection
  • Superficial injury of perineum with infection
  • Superficial injury of perineum with infection
  • Superficial injury of perineum with infection
  • Superficial injury of scalp
  • Superficial injury of scalp with infection
  • Superficial injury of scapular region with infection
  • Superficial injury of scrotum and testis
  • Superficial injury of scrotum with infection
  • Superficial injury of shoulder and upper arm
  • Superficial injury of shoulder and upper arm with infection
  • Superficial injury of shoulder with infection
  • Superficial injury of shoulder with infection
  • Superficial injury of thigh
  • Superficial injury of thigh
  • Superficial injury of thigh
  • Superficial injury of thigh with infection
  • Superficial injury of thumb
  • Superficial injury of toe
  • Superficial injury of toe
  • Superficial injury of toe with infection
  • Superficial injury of trunk with infection
  • Superficial injury of upper arm with infection
  • Superficial injury of upper arm with infection
  • Superficial injury of upper arm with infection
  • Superficial injury of vagina
  • Superficial injury of vagina
  • Superficial injury of vagina with infection
  • Superficial injury of vagina with infection
  • Superficial injury of vulva
  • Superficial injury of vulva
  • Superficial injury of vulva with infection
  • Superficial injury of vulva with infection
  • Superficial injury of wrist
  • Superficial injury of wrist
  • Superficial injury of wrist
  • Superficial injury of wrist with infection
  • Superficial injury with infection
  • Swelling of first metatarsophalangeal joint of hallux
  • Traumatic blister of abdominal wall
  • Traumatic blister of abdominal wall
  • Traumatic blister of abdominal wall, infected
  • Traumatic blister of abdominal wall, infected
  • Traumatic blister of abdominal wall, infected
  • Traumatic blister of ankle
  • Traumatic blister of ankle, infected
  • Traumatic blister of anus
  • Traumatic blister of anus, infected
  • Traumatic blister of axilla
  • Traumatic blister of axilla, infected
  • Traumatic blister of back
  • Traumatic blister of back
  • Traumatic blister of back
  • Traumatic blister of back, infected
  • Traumatic blister of back, infected
  • Traumatic blister of back, infected
  • Traumatic blister of breast
  • Traumatic blister of breast, infected
  • Traumatic blister of buttock
  • Traumatic blister of buttock, infected
  • Traumatic blister of chest wall
  • Traumatic blister of chest wall
  • Traumatic blister of chest wall
  • Traumatic blister of chest wall, infected
  • Traumatic blister of chest wall, infected
  • Traumatic blister of elbow
  • Traumatic blister of elbow, infected
  • Traumatic blister of face
  • Traumatic blister of face, infected
  • Traumatic blister of finger
  • Traumatic blister of finger, infected
  • Traumatic blister of flank
  • Traumatic blister of flank, infected
  • Traumatic blister of foot
  • Traumatic blister of foot
  • Traumatic blister of foot
  • Traumatic blister of foot, infected
  • Traumatic blister of foot, infected
  • Traumatic blister of foot, infected
  • Traumatic blister of forearm
  • Traumatic blister of forearm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of genitalia
  • Traumatic blister of genitalia
  • Traumatic blister of groin, infected
  • Traumatic blister of hand
  • Traumatic blister of hand
  • Traumatic blister of hand, infected
  • Traumatic blister of head, infected
  • Traumatic blister of head, infected
  • Traumatic blister of head, infected
  • Traumatic blister of heel
  • Traumatic blister of heel, infected
  • Traumatic blister of hip
  • Traumatic blister of hip, infected
  • Traumatic blister of interscapular region
  • Traumatic blister of interscapular region, infected
  • Traumatic blister of knee
  • Traumatic blister of knee, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower leg
  • Traumatic blister of lower leg, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of lower limb, infected
  • Traumatic blister of neck
  • Traumatic blister of neck, infected
  • Traumatic blister of pelvic region
  • Traumatic blister of pelvic region
  • Traumatic blister of pelvic region
  • Traumatic blister of penis
  • Traumatic blister of penis, infected
  • Traumatic blister of perineum
  • Traumatic blister of perineum
  • Traumatic blister of perineum, infected
  • Traumatic blister of scalp
  • Traumatic blister of scalp, infected
  • Traumatic blister of scapular region
  • Traumatic blister of scapular region, infected
  • Traumatic blister of scrotum, infected
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder and upper arm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder and upper arm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder and upper arm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder and upper arm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of shoulder, infected
  • Traumatic blister of sole of foot
  • Traumatic blister of thigh
  • Traumatic blister of thigh, infected
  • Traumatic blister of toe
  • Traumatic blister of toe, infected
  • Traumatic blister of trunk, infected
  • Traumatic blister of upper arm
  • Traumatic blister of upper arm, infected
  • Traumatic blister of vagina
  • Traumatic blister of vagina, infected
  • Traumatic blister of vulva
  • Traumatic blister of vulva, infected
  • Traumatic blister of wrist
  • Traumatic blister of wrist, infected
  • Varicose ulcer of lower extremity

Information for Patients


Skin Infections

Your skin helps protect you from germs, but sometimes it can get infected by them. Some common types of skin infections are

  • Bacterial: Cellulitis and impetigo. Staphylococcal infections can also affect the skin.
  • Viral: Shingles, warts, and herpes simplex
  • Fungal: Athlete's foot and yeast infections
  • Parasitic: Body lice, head lice, and scabies

Treatment of skin infections depends on the cause.

  • Blastomycosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Boils (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Candida infection of the skin (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Carbuncle (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Donovanosis (granuloma inguinale) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ecthyma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Erysipelas (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Molluscum contagiosum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infection (Medical Encyclopedia)


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