ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L97.919

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

Diagnosis Code L97.919

ICD-10: L97.919
Short Description: Non-prs chronic ulc unsp prt of r low leg w unsp severity
Long Description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified part of right lower leg with unspecified severity
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L97.919

Valid for Submission
The code L97.919 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • L97.915 - Non-prs chr ulc unsp prt r lw leg w msl invl w/o evd of necr
  • L97.916 - Non-prs chr ulc unsp prt r lw leg w bne invl w/o evd of necr
  • L97.918 - Non-prs chronic ulc unsp prt of r low leg with oth severity

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 L97.919 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Foot abnormality - diabetes-related
  • Inflammation of lower leg co-occurrent and due to varicose ulcer
  • Inflammation of right lower leg co-occurrent and due to varicose ulcer
  • Inflammation of skin of right lower leg co-occurrent and due to varicose ulcer
  • On examination - right chronic diabetic foot ulcer
  • On examination - Right diabetic foot - ulcerated
  • Skin ulcer due to varicose veins
  • Stasis dermatitis co-occurrent with venous ulcer of lower limb due to chronic peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis dermatitis co-occurrent with venous ulcer of right lower extremity due to chronic peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis dermatitis of lower limb due to chronic peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis dermatitis of right lower extremity due to peripheral venous hypertension
  • Stasis ulcer
  • Ulcer of lower extremity due to postphlebitic syndrome
  • Ulcer of right lower leg
  • Ulcer of right lower leg due to postphlebitic syndrome
  • Varicose ulcer of lower extremity
  • Varicose veins of lower extremity with ulcer

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

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