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ICD9 for abscess in vaginal region - erythematous

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    Default ICD9 for abscess in vaginal region - erythematous
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    Need other's opinions. What ICD9 code would be appropriate for an abscess in the vaginal area?

    Documentation reads: 3 mm erythematous papule right inquinal area.

    Thanks for any help.

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    690.8.
    the inguinal region is not vaginal. It is groin region.
    Groin papule is skin structure ( dermo) and is made up of squamous epithelium.The lesion of your case is erthymatous. The erthematous sqaumodermatosescode is the appropriate for your diagnosis.
    Thank you

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