Sloughing (multiple) (phagedena) (skin)

"Sloughing (multiple) (phagedena) (skin)" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "sloughing (multiple) (phagedena) (skin)"

  • Sloughing (multiple) (phagedena) (skin) - See Also: Gangrene;
    • abscess - See: Abscess;
    • appendix - K38.8 Other specified diseases of appendix
    • fascia - See: Disorder, soft tissue, specified type NEC;
    • scrotum - N50.89 Other specified disorders of the male genital organs
    • tendon - See: Disorder, tendon;
    • transplanted organ - See: Rejection, transplant;
    • ulcer - See: Ulcer, skin;

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Abscess: Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.

Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.

Fascia: Layers of connective tissue of variable thickness. The superficial fascia is found immediately below the skin; the deep fascia invests MUSCLES, nerves, and other organs.

Scrotum: A cutaneous pouch of skin containing the testicles and spermatic cords.

Tendons: Fibrous bands or cords of CONNECTIVE TISSUE at the ends of SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS that serve to attach the MUSCLES to bones and other structures.

Ulcer: A lesion on the surface of the skin or a mucous surface, produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.