ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity L98.499

L98.499 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L98.499 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 L98 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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Related Terms to “Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity”

  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • skin(atrophic) (chronic) (neurogenic) (non-healing) (perforating) (pyogenic) (trophic) (tropical) - L98.499
      • specified site NEC - L98.499
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