A patient suffered laceration of the right lower leg while on a hiking trip two days ago and comes to the hospital on his return. By the time he is seen, cellulitis is beginning to develop. The wound is cleansed of foreign material, nonexcisional debridement is carried out, and antibiotics are started for the cellulitis.
Principal diagnosis—S81.821A, Laceration with foreign body, right lower leg, initial encounter
Additional diagnosis—L03.115, Cellulitis of right lower limb
Procedure—0HDKXZZ, Extraction of right lower leg skin, external approach