2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L89.009

Pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow, unspecified stage

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • L89.009 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L89.009 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L89.009 - other international versions of ICD-10 L89.009 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Healing pressure ulcer of elbow NOS
  • Healing pressure ulcer of unspecified elbow, unspecified stage
The following code(s) above L89.009 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • 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 L89.009:
  • L00-L99
    2019 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 2019 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
  • Pressure sore on elbow
  • Pressure ulcer of elbow
ICD-10-CM L89.009 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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
  • 592 Skin ulcers with mcc
  • 593 Skin ulcers with cc
  • 594 Skin ulcers without cc/mcc

Convert L89.009 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L89.009
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
L89.020 …… unstageable
L89.021 …… stage 1

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.