L97.322 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left ankle with fat layer exposed

Version 2023
ICD-10:L97.322
Short Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left ankle w fat layer exposed
Long Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left ankle with fat layer exposed
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)
      • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, NEC (L97)

L97.322 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of left ankle with fat layer exposed. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

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Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
L97.322707.13 - Ulcer of ankle
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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