L98.496 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis

Version 2023
ICD-10:L98.496
Short Description:Non-prs chr ulc skin/ oth site with bne invl w/o evd of necr
Long Description:Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites 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)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu, not elsewhere classified (L98)

L98.496 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites 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.

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

Replacement Code

L98496 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
L98.496707.8 - Chronic skin ulcer NEC
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