- any associated gangrene (I96)
Type 2 Excludes
- decubitus (trophic) ulcer of cervix (uteri) (N86)
- diabetic ulcers (E08.621, E08.622, E09.621, E09.622, E10.621, E10.622, E11.621, E11.622, E13.621, E13.622)
- non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin (L97.-)
- skin infections (L00-L08)
- varicose ulcer (I83.0, I83.2)
- bed sore
- decubitus ulcer
- plaster ulcer
- pressure area
- pressure sore
- An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the skin and tissues when one stays in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ischemia) under sustained and constant pressure.
- Death of tissue due to external pressure.
- Pressure sores are areas of damaged skin caused by staying in one position for too long. They commonly form where your bones are close to your skin, such as your ankles, back, elbows, heels and hips. You are at risk if you are bedridden, use a wheelchair, or are unable to change your position. Pressure sores can cause serious infections, some of which are life-threatening. They can be a problem for people in nursing homes.you can prevent the sores by
pressure sores have a variety of treatments. Advanced sores are slow to heal, so early treatment is best.
- keeping skin clean and dry
- changing position every two hours
- using pillows and products that relieve pressure
- Ulceration caused by prolonged pressure in patients permitted to lie too still for a long period of time; bony prominences of the body are the most frequently affected sites; ulcer is caused by ischemia of the underlying structures of the skin, fat, and muscles as a result of the sustained and constant pressure.
L89 Pressure ulcer L89.0 Pressure ulcer of elbow L89.00 Pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow L89.01 Pressure ulcer of right elbow L89.02 Pressure ulcer of left elbow L89.1 Pressure ulcer of back L89.10 Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back L89.11 Pressure ulcer of right upper back L89.12 Pressure ulcer of left upper back L89.13 Pressure ulcer of right lower back L89.14 Pressure ulcer of left lower back L89.15 Pressure ulcer of sacral region L89.2 Pressure ulcer of hip L89.20 Pressure ulcer of unspecified hip L89.21 Pressure ulcer of right hip L89.22 Pressure ulcer of left hip L89.3 Pressure ulcer of buttock L89.30 Pressure ulcer of unspecified buttock L89.31 Pressure ulcer of right buttock L89.32 Pressure ulcer of left buttock L89.4 Pressure ulcer of contiguous site of back, buttock and hip L89.5 Pressure ulcer of ankle L89.50 Pressure ulcer of unspecified ankle L89.51 Pressure ulcer of right ankle L89.52 Pressure ulcer of left ankle L89.6 Pressure ulcer of heel L89.60 Pressure ulcer of unspecified heel L89.61 Pressure ulcer of right heel L89.62 Pressure ulcer of left heel L89.8 Pressure ulcer of other site L89.89 Pressure ulcer of other site L89.9 Pressure ulcer of unspecified site