Cellulitis and abscess of mouth K12.2

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Cellulitis and abscess of mouth" is "K12.2". K12.2 is a VALID/BILLABLE ICD10 code, i.e it is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

  • K12.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K12.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K12.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 K12.2 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Cellulitis of mouth (floor)
  • Submandibular abscess
Type 2 Excludes:
  • abscess of salivary gland (K11.3)
  • abscess of tongue (K14.0)
  • periapical abscess (K04.6-K04.7)
  • periodontal abscess (K05.21)
  • peritonsillar abscess (J36)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.