2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.42

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back

The following code(s) above L98.42 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to L98.42:
  • 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
  • L98.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.4

    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic ulcer of skin NOS
    • Tropical ulcer NOS
    • Ulcer of skin NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L98.42
L98.4 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
L98.41 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock
L98.411 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.412 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.413 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.414 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.415 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.416 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.418 …… with other specified severity
L98.419 …… with unspecified severity
L98.42 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back
L98.421 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.422 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.423 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.424 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.425 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.426 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.428 …… with other specified severity
L98.429 …… with unspecified severity
L98.49 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
L98.491 …… limited to breakdown of skin

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