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

See: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of thigh

L97.12 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.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh

More specific codes for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh

  • L97.121 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh limited to breakdown of skin
  • L97.122 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with fat layer exposed
  • L97.123 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with necrosis of muscle
  • L97.124 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with necrosis of bone
  • L97.125 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • L97.126 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
  • L97.128 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with other specified severity
  • L97.129 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh with unspecified severity
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L97.12 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh

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.