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Code: L89

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Pressure ulcer

Block: Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)

Details: Pressure ulcer
Code first any associated gangrene (I96)

Excludes 2: 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)

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

Guidelines: Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)

Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
viral warts (B07.-)

For more details, visit: https://coder.aapc.com/icd-10-codes/L89
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Is there an ICD-10 code for "history of pressure ulcers"? It's listed on the Medicare LCD for skin protection wheel chair cushions as a valid criteria, but I can't seem to find the relevant code. Thanks! :confused:
 
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Does anyone have any ideas? Should I code the pressure ulcer and then code Z87.2 (personal history of diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue? Or just code the Z87.2?

Thanks!
 
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