L89.136 - Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of right lower back

Version 2023
ICD-10:L89.136
Short Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of right lower back
Long Description:Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of right lower back
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Pressure ulcer (L89)

L89.136 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of pressure-induced deep tissue damage of right lower back. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Replacement Code

L89136 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Patient Education


Pressure Sores

Pressure sores are areas of damaged skin caused by staying in one position for too long. They commonly form where your bones are close to your skin, such as your ankles, back, elbows, heels and hips. You are at risk if you are bedridden, use a wheelchair, or are unable to change your position. Pressure sores can cause serious infections, some of which are life-threatening. They can be a problem for people in nursing homes.

You can prevent the sores by :

Pressure sores have a variety of treatments. Advanced sores are slow to heal, so early treatment is best.


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