ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 24, 2017
L89.1 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.

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Pressure ulcer of back

More specific codes for Pressure ulcer of back

  • L89.10 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back
    • L89.100 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, unstageable
    • L89.101 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, stage 1
    • L89.102 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, stage 2
    • L89.103 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, stage 3
    • L89.104 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, stage 4
    • L89.109 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back, unspecified stage
  • L89.11 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back
    • L89.110 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, unstageable
    • L89.111 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, stage 1
    • L89.112 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, stage 2
    • L89.113 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, stage 3
    • L89.114 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, stage 4
    • L89.119 - Pressure ulcer of right upper back, unspecified stage
  • L89.12 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back
    • L89.120 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, unstageable
    • L89.121 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, stage 1
    • L89.122 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, stage 2
    • L89.123 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, stage 3
    • L89.124 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, stage 4
    • L89.129 - Pressure ulcer of left upper back, unspecified stage
  • L89.13 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back
    • L89.130 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, unstageable
    • L89.131 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, stage 1
    • L89.132 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, stage 2
    • L89.133 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, stage 3
    • L89.134 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, stage 4
    • L89.139 - Pressure ulcer of right lower back, unspecified stage
  • L89.14 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back
    • L89.140 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, unstageable
    • L89.141 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, stage 1
    • L89.142 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, stage 2
    • L89.143 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, stage 3
    • L89.144 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, stage 4
    • L89.149 - Pressure ulcer of left lower back, unspecified stage
  • L89.15 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region
    • L89.150 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, unstageable
    • L89.151 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, stage 1
    • L89.152 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, stage 2
    • L89.153 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, stage 3
    • L89.154 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, stage 4
    • L89.159 - Pressure ulcer of sacral region, unspecified stage

Related Terms to “Pressure ulcer of back”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • pressure(pressure area) - L89.9
      • back - L89.1
      • stage 1(healing) (pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal edema)
        • back - L89.1
      • stage 2(healing) (abrasion, blister, partial thickness skin loss involving epidermis and/or dermis)
        • back - L89.1
      • stage 3(healing) (full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue)
        • back - L89.1
      • stage 4(healing) (necrosis of soft tissues through to underlying muscle, tendon, or bone)
        • back - L89.1
      • unspecified stage
        • back - L89.1
      • unstageable
        • back - L89.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L89.1 Pressure ulcer of back

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