ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L97.909

Non-prs chronic ulc unsp prt of unsp low leg w unsp severity

Diagnosis Code L97.909

ICD-10: L97.909
Short Description: Non-prs chronic ulc unsp prt of unsp low leg w unsp severity
Long Description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified part of unspecified lower leg with unspecified severity
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L97.909

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The code L97.909 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, NEC (L97)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L97.909 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC 573
  • SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC 574
  • SKIN GRAFT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC 575
  • SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH MCC 576
  • SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITH CC 577
  • SKIN GRAFT EXCEPT FOR SKIN ULCER OR CELLULITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC 578

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Synonyms
  • Arteritic leg ulcer
  • Chronic neurogenic ulcer of lower limb
  • Chronic trophic ulcer of lower limb
  • Chronic ulcer of lower extremity
  • Chronic ulcer of skin of lower leg
  • Dermatosis resulting from arterial insufficiency
  • Dermatosis resulting from vascular insufficiency
  • Edema of lower leg
  • Hypertensive leg ulcer
  • Ischemic leg ulcer
  • Ischemic leg ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer of lower leg due to atherosclerotic disease
  • Mixed arteriovenous leg ulcer
  • Non-pressure ulcer lower limb
  • Non-pressure ulcer lower limb
  • Recurrent venous leg ulcer
  • Stasis dermatitis co-occurrent with venous ulcer of lower limb due to chronic peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis dermatitis of lower limb due to chronic peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis ulcer
  • Stasis ulcer
  • Stasis ulcer
  • Superficial skin ulcer of lower limb
  • Superficial ulcer of skin
  • Traumatic leg ulcer
  • Traumatic skin ulcer
  • Traumatic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer of leg
  • Ulcer of foot
  • Ulcer of lower extremity
  • Ulcer of lower extremity due to diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Ulcer of lower extremity due to postphlebitic syndrome
  • Ulcer of skin caused by ischemia due to hypertensive disease
  • Ulcer of skin of lower extremity
  • Ulceration of inguinal lymph node
  • Ulceration of lymph node
  • Ulceration of lymph node
  • Ulceration of popliteal lymph node
  • Venous stasis ulcer co-occurrent with edema of lower leg
  • Venous ulcer of leg
  • Venous ulcer of leg

Information for Patients


Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers


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