ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
L97.5 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

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Inclusion Term
  • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of toe

More specific codes for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

  • L97.50 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot
    • L97.501 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot limited to breakdown of skin
    • L97.502 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with fat layer exposed
    • L97.503 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with necrosis of muscle
    • L97.504 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with necrosis of bone
    • L97.509 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with unspecified severity
  • L97.51 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot
    • L97.511 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot limited to breakdown of skin
    • L97.512 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with fat layer exposed
    • L97.513 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with necrosis of muscle
    • L97.514 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with necrosis of bone
    • L97.519 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot with unspecified severity
  • L97.52 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot
    • L97.521 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot limited to breakdown of skin
    • L97.522 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with fat layer exposed
    • L97.523 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with necrosis of muscle
    • L97.524 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with necrosis of bone
    • L97.529 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of left foot with unspecified severity
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L97.5 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

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