ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Pressure ulcer of other site

L89.89 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 other site

More specific codes for Pressure ulcer of other site

  • L89.890 - Pressure ulcer of other site, unstageable
  • L89.891 - Pressure ulcer of other site, stage 1
  • L89.892 - Pressure ulcer of other site, stage 2
  • L89.893 - Pressure ulcer of other site, stage 3
  • L89.894 - Pressure ulcer of other site, stage 4
  • L89.899 - Pressure ulcer of other site, unspecified stage

Related Terms to “Pressure ulcer of other site”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • pressure(pressure area) - L89.9
      • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • stage 1(healing) (pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal edema)
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • stage 2(healing) (abrasion, blister, partial thickness skin loss involving epidermis and/or dermis)
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • stage 3(healing) (full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue)
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • stage 4(healing) (necrosis of soft tissues through to underlying muscle, tendon, or bone)
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • unspecified stage
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
      • unstageable
        • specified site NEC - L89.89
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L89.89 Pressure ulcer of other site

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.