2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89.003

Pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow, stage 3

Applicable To
  • Healing pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow, stage 3
  • Pressure ulcer with full thickness skin loss involving damage or necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, unspecified elbow
The following code(s) above L89.003 contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to L89.003:
  • L00-L99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89

    Pressure ulcer

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • any associated gangrene (I96)
    Includes
    • bed sore
    • decubitus ulcer
    • plaster ulcer
    • pressure area
    • pressure sore
    Type 2 Excludes
    Pressure ulcer
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM L89.003 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert L89.003 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L89.003
L87.2 Elastosis perforans serpiginosa
L87.8 Other transepidermal elimination disorders
L87.9 Transepidermal elimination disorder, unspecified
L88 Pyoderma gangrenosum
L89 Pressure ulcer
L89.0 Pressure ulcer of elbow
L89.00 Pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow
L89.000 …… unstageable
L89.001 …… stage 1
L89.002 …… stage 2
L89.003 …… stage 3
L89.004 …… stage 4
L89.009 …… unspecified stage
L89.01 Pressure ulcer of right elbow
L89.010 …… unstageable
L89.011 …… stage 1
L89.012 …… stage 2
L89.013 …… stage 3
L89.014 …… stage 4
L89.019 …… unspecified stage
L89.02 Pressure ulcer of left elbow

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