ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017
L89.15 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Pressure ulcer of sacral region

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Inclusion Term
  • Pressure ulcer of coccyx
  • Pressure ulcer of tailbone

More specific codes for 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 sacral region”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • pressure(pressure area) - L89.9
      • coccyx - L89.15
      • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • stage 1(healing) (pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal edema)
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • stage 2(healing) (abrasion, blister, partial thickness skin loss involving epidermis and/or dermis)
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • stage 3(healing) (full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue)
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • stage 4(healing) (necrosis of soft tissues through to underlying muscle, tendon, or bone)
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • unspecified stage
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
      • unstageable
        • coccyx - L89.15
        • sacral region(tailbone) - L89.15
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L89.15 Pressure ulcer of sacral region

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