ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 707.9

Chronic skin ulcer NOS

Diagnosis Code 707.9

ICD-9: 707.9
Short Description: Chronic skin ulcer NOS
Long Description: Chronic ulcer of unspecified site
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 707.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709)
    • Other diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue (700-709)
      • 707 Chronic ulcer of skin

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Application site ulcer
  • Chronic trophic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin
  • Cratered ulcer
  • Cutaneous streptococcal ulcer
  • Cutaneous ulceration due to cytotoxic therapy
  • Desert sore
  • Familial acantholysis
  • Infected ulcer of skin
  • Injection site ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer
  • Methotrexate skin ulceration
  • Mucocutaneous ulcer
  • Mucosal ulcer
  • Necrosis AND/OR ulceration of skin due to extravasation of drug
  • Neuropathic ulcer
  • On examination - depth of ulcer
  • On examination - skin ulcer
  • On examination - skin ulcer present
  • On examination - trophic skin ulceration
  • Parastomal ulceration
  • Skin ulcer
  • Skin ulcer associated with diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer associated with type II diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer of nose
  • Skin ulcer with punched out edge
  • Superficial ulcer of skin
  • Traumatic skin ulcer
  • Traumatic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Type I diabetes mellitus with ulcer
  • Type II diabetes mellitus with ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer due to Bacteroides
  • Ulcer of skin of face
  • Ulcer of skin or mucosa
  • Ulcerating cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Ulceration of skin due to therapeutic ionizing radiation

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Erythema nodosum
  • Erythema toxicum
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Ichthyosis vulgaris
  • Intertrigo
  • Ischemic ulcers -- self-care
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Lichen simplex chronicus
  • Milia
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin and hair changes during pregnancy
  • Skin flaps and grafts -- self-care
  • Skin graft
  • Skin lesion biopsy
  • Skin self-exam
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers
  • Striae
  • Vesicles
  • Xanthoma
  • Xeroderma pigmentosa

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