ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L98.499

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of sites w unsp severity

Diagnosis Code L98.499

ICD-10: L98.499
Short Description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of sites w unsp severity
Long Description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L98.499

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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.
  • L98.495 - Non-prs chr ulcer of sites with muscle invl w/o evd of necr
  • L98.496 - Non-prs chr ulcer of sites with bone invl w/o evd of necr
  • L98.498 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other sites with oth severity

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)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L98.499 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
  • Application site disorder
  • Application site ulcer
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin ulcer
  • Chronic trophic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic ulcer of skin of left ear
  • Chronic ulcer of skin of right ear
  • Cratered ulcer
  • Cutaneous complication of bacillus Calmette-Guerin immunization
  • Cutaneous streptococcal ulcer
  • Cutaneous ulceration caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Cutaneous ulceration caused by cytotoxic therapy
  • Dermatosis resulting from vascular insufficiency
  • Dermatosis secondary to peripheral nerve disorder
  • Desert sore
  • Discharge from skin ulcer
  • Finger ulcer
  • Generalized aphthosis
  • Infected ulcer of skin
  • Infection caused by Mycobacterium bovis
  • Injection site ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer of skin
  • Lesion of skin of left ear
  • Lesion of skin of right ear
  • Meleney's gangrene
  • Methotrexate skin ulceration
  • Mucocutaneous ulcer
  • Neuropathic ulcer
  • On examination - depth of ulcer
  • On examination - skin ulcer present
  • On examination - trophic changes
  • On examination - trophic skin ulceration
  • Progressive bacterial synergistic gangrene
  • Radionecrosis of skin
  • Skin damage resulting from acquired nerve disorder
  • Skin discharge
  • Skin ulcer
  • Skin ulcer associated with diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer with punched out edge
  • Sore on skin
  • Superficial ulcer of skin
  • Syphilitic punched out ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Ulcer caused by Treponema vincentii
  • Ulcer of limb due to chronic venous insufficiency
  • Ulcer of skin caused by ischemia due to hypertensive disease
  • Ulcer of skin of face
  • Ulcer of skin or mucosa
  • Ulceration of skin caused by therapeutic ionizing radiation
  • Ulcerative cytomegalovirus lesion
  • Vesiculoerosive lesion

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.

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