ICD-10-CM Code for Pressure ulcer of head L89.81

ICD-10 code L89.81 for Pressure ulcer of head is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue .

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Pressure ulcer of head
Pressure ulcer of face


Includes: bed sore
decubitus ulcer
plaster ulcer
pressure area
pressure sore

Excludes2: decubitus (trophic) ulcer of cervix (uteri) (N86)
diabetic ulcers (E08.621, E08.622, E09.621, E09.622, E10.621, E10.622, E11.621, E11.622, E13.621, E13.622)
non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin (L97.-)
skin infections (L00-L08)
varicose ulcer (I83.0, I83.2)

Code first any associated gangrene (I96)

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