ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 680.5

Carbuncle of buttock

Diagnosis Code 680.5

ICD-9: 680.5
Short Description: Carbuncle of buttock
Long Description: Carbuncle and furuncle of buttock
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 680.5

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue (680-686)
      • 680 Carbuncle and furuncle

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
  • Boils
  • Candida infection of the skin
  • Carbuncle
  • Donovanosis (granuloma inguinale)
  • Ecthyma
  • Erysipelas
  • Erythrasma
  • Gram stain of skin lesion
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Necrotizing soft tissue infection
  • Scalded skin syndrome
  • Skin lesion biopsy
  • Skin lesion KOH exam
  • Tinea versicolor

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