2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.119

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right thigh with unspecified severity

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  • L97.119 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right thigh with unsp severity
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L97.119 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L97.119 - other international versions of ICD-10 L97.119 may differ.
The following code(s) above L97.119 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 L97.119:
  • L00-L99
    2020 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
  • L97
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97

    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified

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    Code First
    Includes
    • chronic ulcer of skin of lower limb NOS
    • non-healing ulcer of skin
    • non-infected sinus of skin
    • trophic ulcer NOS
    • tropical ulcer NOS
    • ulcer of skin of lower limb NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • pressure ulcer (pressure area) (L89.-)
    • skin infections (L00-L08)
    • specific infections classified to A00-B99
    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right thigh
  • Chronic ulcer of right thigh
  • Diabetes type 1 with diabetic ulcer of right thigh
  • Diabetes type 2 with diabetic ulcer of right thigh
  • Diabetic ulcer of right thigh due to diabetes mellitus type 1
  • Diabetic ulcer of right thigh due to diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Diabetic ulcer of right thigh due to dm 1
  • Diabetic ulcer of right thigh due to dm 2
  • Neuropathic ulcer of right thigh
  • Postthrombotic ulcer of right thigh
  • Postthrombotic ulcer of right thigh with inflammation
  • Ulcer of right thigh
  • Ulcer of right thigh due to postphlebitic syndrome
  • Ulcer with inflammation of right thigh due to postphlebitic syndrome
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh with inflammation
  • Venous stasis edema with ulcer of right thigh
  • Venous stasis edema with ulcer of right thigh with inflammation
  • Venous stasis ulcer with edema and inflammation of right thigh
  • Venous stasis ulcer with edema of right thigh
ICD-10-CM L97.119 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 592 Skin ulcers with mcc
  • 593 Skin ulcers with cc
  • 594 Skin ulcers without cc/mcc

Convert L97.119 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L97.119:
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • lower limb (atrophic) (chronic) (neurogenic) (perforating) (pyogenic) (trophic) (tropical) L97.909
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.909

      Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified part of unspecified lower leg with unspecified severity

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • thigh L97.109
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.109

        Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified thigh with unspecified severity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L97.119
L97.108 …… with other specified severity
L97.109 …… with unspecified severity
L97.11 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right thigh
L97.111 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.112 …… with fat layer exposed
L97.113 …… with necrosis of muscle
L97.114 …… with necrosis of bone
L97.115 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.116 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.118 …… with other specified severity
L97.119 …… with unspecified severity
L97.12 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of left thigh
L97.121 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.122 …… with fat layer exposed
L97.123 …… with necrosis of muscle
L97.124 …… with necrosis of bone
L97.125 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.126 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.128 …… with other specified severity
L97.129 …… with unspecified severity
L97.2 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of calf

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