2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.499

Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • L98.499 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 skin of sites w unsp severity
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L98.499 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L98.499 - other international versions of ICD-10 L98.499 may differ.
The following code(s) above L98.499 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 L98.499:
  • 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
  • L98.49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.49

    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin NOS
    Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute ulcer of skin
  • Chronic skin ulcer due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic ulcer of left ear
  • Chronic ulcer of right ear
  • Chronic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetes type 1 with chronic skin ulcer
  • Diabetes type 1 with diabetic skin ulcer
  • Diabetes type 2 with chronic skin ulcer
  • Diabetes type 2 with ulcer
  • Diabetic skin ulcer associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Neuropathic ulcer
  • Secondary diabetes with ulcer
  • Skin ulcer
  • Skin ulcer due to cytomegalovirus
  • Skin ulcer due to cytomegalovirus (cmv) infection
  • Skin ulcer due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer, acute
  • Ulcer of skin
  • Ulcer skin, chronic
  • Ulcer, neuropathic
  • Ulcer, skin, ischemic
  • Venous stasis ulcer
ICD-10-CM L98.499 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 L98.499 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L98.499:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L98.499
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
L98.492 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.493 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.494 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.495 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.496 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.498 …… with other specified severity
L98.499 …… with unspecified severity
L98.5 Mucinosis of the skin
L98.6 Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.7 Excessive and redundant skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.8 Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.9 Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
L99 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue in diseases classified elsewhere
M00 Pyogenic arthritis
M00.0 Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis
M00.00 Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified joint
M00.01 Staphylococcal arthritis, shoulder

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