ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 15, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified part of unspecified lower leg limited to breakdown of skin L97.901

L97.901 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L97.901 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L80-L99 Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
Category L97 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

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