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Carbuncle

Definition: A skin infection that often involves a group of hair follicles. The infected material forms a lump, which occurs deep in the skin and may contain pus.

Pronunciation: kahr´bung-k'l

Body System: Integumentary

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: carbuncle

CodeDescription
J34.0 Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose
L02.03 Carbuncle of face
L02.13 Carbuncle of neck
L02.231 Carbuncle of abdominal wall
L02.232 Carbuncle of back [any part, except buttock]
L02.233 Carbuncle of chest wall
L02.234 Carbuncle of groin
L02.235 Carbuncle of perineum
L02.236 Carbuncle of umbilicus
L02.239 Carbuncle of trunk, unspecified
L02.33 Carbuncle of buttock
L02.431 Carbuncle of right axilla
L02.432 Carbuncle of left axilla
L02.433 Carbuncle of right upper limb
L02.434 Carbuncle of left upper limb
L02.435 Carbuncle of right lower limb
L02.436 Carbuncle of left lower limb
L02.439 Carbuncle of limb, unspecified
L02.531 Carbuncle of right hand
L02.532 Carbuncle of left hand
L02.539 Carbuncle of unspecified hand
L02.631 Carbuncle of right foot
L02.632 Carbuncle of left foot
L02.639 Carbuncle of unspecified foot
L02.831 Carbuncle of head [any part, except face]
L02.838 Carbuncle of other sites
L02.93 Carbuncle, unspecified


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