ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left calf with unspecified severity L97.229

L97.229 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L97.229 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L80-L99 Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
Category L97 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left calf with unspecified severity”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.