ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 21, 2017
L89.5 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 ankle

More specific codes for Pressure ulcer of ankle

  • L89.50 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle
    • L89.500 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, unstageable
    • L89.501 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, stage 1
    • L89.502 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, stage 2
    • L89.503 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, stage 3
    • L89.504 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, stage 4
    • L89.509 - Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle, unspecified stage
  • L89.51 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle
    • L89.510 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, unstageable
    • L89.511 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, stage 1
    • L89.512 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, stage 2
    • L89.513 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, stage 3
    • L89.514 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, stage 4
    • L89.519 - Pressure ulcer of right ankle, unspecified stage
  • L89.52 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle
    • L89.520 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, unstageable
    • L89.521 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, stage 1
    • L89.522 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, stage 2
    • L89.523 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, stage 3
    • L89.524 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, stage 4
    • L89.529 - Pressure ulcer of left ankle, unspecified stage

Related Terms to “Pressure ulcer of ankle”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • pressure(pressure area) - L89.9
      • ankle - L89.5
      • stage 1(healing) (pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal edema)
        • ankle - L89.5
      • stage 2(healing) (abrasion, blister, partial thickness skin loss involving epidermis and/or dermis)
        • ankle - L89.5
      • stage 3(healing) (full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue)
        • ankle - L89.5
      • stage 4(healing) (necrosis of soft tissues through to underlying muscle, tendon, or bone)
        • ankle - L89.5
      • unspecified stage
        • ankle - L89.5
      • unstageable
        • ankle - L89.5
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L89.5 Pressure ulcer of ankle

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.