L97.806 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified lower leg with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis

Version 2023
ICD-10:L97.806
Short Description:Non-prs chr ulc oth prt unsp lw leg w bne invl w/o evd necr
Long Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified lower leg with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
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)

L97.806 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified lower leg with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like L97.806 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

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Replacement Code

L97806 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
L97.806707.19 - Ulcer oth part low limb
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.

Code History