ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017
L89.4 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 contiguous site of back, buttock and hip

More specific codes for Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip

  • L89.40 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, unspecified stage
  • L89.41 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 1
  • L89.42 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 2
  • L89.43 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 3
  • L89.44 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, stage 4
  • L89.45 - Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip, unstageable

Related Terms to “Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip”

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

Questions related to L89.4 Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip

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.