2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89.021

Pressure ulcer of left elbow, stage 1

Applicable To
  • Healing pressure ulcer of left elbow, stage 1
  • Pressure pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal edema, left elbow
The following code(s) above L89.021 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to L89.021:
  • 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 L89.021 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert L89.021 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L89.021
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
L89.020 …… unstageable
L89.021 …… stage 1
L89.022 …… stage 2
L89.023 …… stage 3
L89.024 …… stage 4
L89.029 …… unspecified stage
L89.1 Pressure ulcer of back
L89.10 Pressure ulcer of unspecified part of back
L89.100 …… unstageable
L89.101 …… stage 1
L89.102 …… stage 2
L89.103 …… stage 3

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