ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of ankle

L97.31 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle

More specific codes for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle

  • L97.311 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle limited to breakdown of skin
  • L97.312 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle with fat layer exposed
  • L97.313 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle with necrosis of muscle
  • L97.314 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle with necrosis of bone
  • L97.319 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right ankle with unspecified severity
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.