ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Pyogenic bacterial infections of the skin or subcutaneous...
1B75 — Deep bacterial folliculitis or pyogenic abscess of the skin
1B75.3 — Pyogenic abscess of the skin

ICD-11 1B75.3 — Pyogenic abscess of the skin

A pus-producing abscess of the skin most commonly due to bacterial infection by Staphylococcus aureus. It is prone to develop where the normal anatomy is disturbed as in pilonidal disease, an epidermoid cyst or around foreign bodies such as surgical sutures.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1B75.3 contains 2 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. EG63.2 — Sacrococcygeal pilonidal abscess
  2. EK70.00 — Infected epidermoid cyst

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

The diagnosis is included in 2 other classes.

  • Sacrococcygeal pilonidal abscess (EG63.2)
  • Infected epidermoid cyst (EK70.00)

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