2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.501

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot limited to breakdown of skin

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • L97.501 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Non-prs chr ulcer oth prt unsp foot limited to brkdwn skin
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM L97.501 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L97.501 - other international versions of ICD-10 L97.501 may differ.
The following code(s) above L97.501 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 L97.501:
  • L00-L99
    2022 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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    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
  • L97.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.5

    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of toe
    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of foot limited to skin layer
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of toe limited to skin layer
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Chronic ulcer of foot limited to skin layer
  • Chronic ulcer of foot, breakdown of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of toe with skin breakdown
  • Chronic ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Diabetes type 1 with diabetic ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Diabetes type 1 with diabetic ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Diabetes type 2 with diabetic ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Diabetes type 2 with diabetic ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Diabetic ulcer of foot limited to skin layer due to dm 1
  • Diabetic ulcer of foot limited to skin layer due to dm 2
  • Diabetic ulcer of toe limited to skin layer due to dm 1
  • Diabetic ulcer of toe limited to skin layer due to dm 2
  • Neuropathic ulcer of foot limited to skin layer
  • Neuropathic ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Neuropathic ulcer of toe limited to skin layer
  • Neuropathic ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of foot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Venous stasis edema with ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Venous stasis edema with ulcer of toe, skin breakdown
  • Venous stasis ulcer with edema of foot limited to skin layer
  • Venous stasis ulcer with edema of toe limited to skin layer
ICD-10-CM L97.501 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 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 L97.501 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L97.501:
  • 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 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
      • foot specified NEC L97.509
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.509

        Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with unspecified severity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
        • with
          • skin breakdown only L97.501
      • toe L97.509
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L97.509

        Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot with unspecified severity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
        • with
          • skin breakdown only L97.501

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L97.501
L97.421 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.422 …… with fat layer exposed
L97.423 …… with necrosis of muscle
L97.424 …… with necrosis of bone
L97.425 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.426 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.428 …… with other specified severity
L97.429 …… with unspecified severity
L97.5 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of foot
L97.50 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of unspecified foot
L97.501 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.502 …… with fat layer exposed
L97.503 …… with necrosis of muscle
L97.504 …… with necrosis of bone
L97.505 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.506 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.508 …… with other specified severity
L97.509 …… with unspecified severity
L97.51 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other part of right foot
L97.511 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.512 …… with fat layer exposed

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