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Chapter 18 Faye Brown
Chapter 18 Review Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue with exercises'
Category 692 Codes
Classifies dermatitis due to plants, food, drugs, and medications in contact with the skin
Category 693 Codes
Classifies dermatitis caused by medications taken internally
Is classified as either excisional or nonexcisional (brushings, irrigating, scrubbing, or washing)
An infection of the skin and soft tissues resulting from some sort of break in the skin
Removal of dead, damaged, or infected tissue
Subcategory codes 707.2
Apply only to pressure ulcers (707.0x)
Same Site, Same Stage
Assign one code for the site and one code for the stage
Same Site, Different Stages
Assign one code for the site and separate codes for each site.
Different Sites, Same Stage
Assign separate codes for the sites and one code for the stage.
Different Sites, Different Stages
Assign separate codes for the sites and separate codes for the stages
Assign the code for the highest reported stage for that site.
Assigned to the excision or destruction of most skin lesions.
Assigned to other local excision or destruction of lesion or subcutaneous tissue.
Excisional debridement of the skin
Nonexcisional debridement of wound, infection or burn
Dermal regenerative graft
Varicose ulcer, lower left leg with severe inflammation
Pilonidal fistula with abscess
Excision of pilonidal sinus
Large abscess of right flank due to Staphylococcus aureus
Incision and drainage of abscess, right flank
Hard corn deformity, right little toe, soft corn deformities 3rd, 4th, and 5th toes, right foot
Keloid scar on left hand from previous burn
Radical excision of scar
Chronic purulent inflamed acne rosacea of lower lip
Wide excision of chronic acne rosacea of lower lip, with full-thickness graft over defect, lower lip
Contact dermatitis of eyelid
Seborrheic keratosis underlying the second metatarsal head, right foot
Cellulitis of anus
Acute lymphangitis, upper arm, due to Group A streptococcal infection
Gangrenous diabetic ulcer of right foot due to peripheral circulatory disorder
Surgical (excisional) debridement of skin and fascia of foot
Infected ingrown toenail, right great toe
Cellulitis of eyelid