ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 686.01

Pyoderma gangrenosum

Diagnosis Code 686.01

ICD-9: 686.01
Short Description: Pyoderma gangrenosum
Long Description: Pyoderma gangrenosum
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 686.01

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue (680-686)
      • 686 Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue

Information for Medical Professionals

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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