Diagnosis Code

L98.499 NON-PRESSURE CHRONIC ULCER OF SKIN OF SITES W UNSP SEVERITY


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: L98.499

Short Description: Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of sites w unsp severity

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

The code L98.499 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Oth disorders of skin, subcu, not elsewhere classified (L98)
        • L98.499 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of sites w unsp severity

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Application site ulcer
  • BCG ulcer
  • Chronic trophic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic ulcer of skin of left ear
  • Chronic ulcer of skin of right ear
  • Cratered ulcer
  • Cutaneous complication of BCG immunization
  • Cutaneous streptococcal ulcer
  • Cutaneous ulceration due to cytotoxic therapy
  • Dermatosis resulting from cytotoxic therapy
  • Desert sore
  • Discharge from skin ulcer
  • Finger ulcer
  • Generalized aphthosis
  • Hypertensive ischemic ulcer
  • Infected ulcer of skin
  • Infection - non-suppurative
  • Infection due to Mycobacterium bovis
  • Injection site ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer of skin
  • Methotrexate skin ulceration
  • Mucocutaneous ulcer
  • Mucocutaneous ulcer caused by Epstein-Barr virus
  • Neuropathic ulcer
  • O/E - skin ulcer present
  • O/E - trophic changes
  • O/E - trophic skin ulceration
  • pT1: Melanoma 1.0 mm or less in thickness, with or without ulceration
  • pT1b: Melanoma 1.0 mm or less in thickness and level IV or V or with ulceration
  • pT2: Melanoma 1.01 to 2.0 mm in thickness, with or without ulceration
  • pT2b: Melanoma 1.01 to 2.0 mm in thickness, with ulceration
  • pT3: Melanoma 2.01 to 4.0 mm in thickness, with or without ulceration
  • pT3b: Melanoma 2.01 to 4.0 mm in thickness, with ulceration
  • pT4: Melanoma greater than 4.0 mm in thickness, with or without ulceration
  • pT4b: Melanoma greater than 4.0 mm in thickness, with ulceration
  • Radionecrosis of skin
  • Skin discharge
  • Skin ulcer
  • Skin ulcer due to diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer swab taken
  • Skin ulcer with punched out edge
  • Superficial ulcer of skin
  • Syphilitic punched out ulcer
  • Trophic ulcer of skin
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Ulcer due to Treponema vincentii
  • Ulcer of limb due to chronic venous insufficiency
  • Ulcer of skin caused by chromium
  • Ulcer of skin caused by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Ulcer of skin of face
  • Ulcer of skin or mucosa
  • Ulceration of skin due to therapeutic ionizing radiation
  • Ulceration of umbilical cord and atresia of intestine syndrome
  • Ulcerative cytomegalovirus lesion
  • Vesiculoerosive lesion

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code L98.499 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Skin Graft For Skin Ulcer Or Cellulitis With Mcc (573)
  • Skin Graft For Skin Ulcer Or Cellulitis With Cc (574)
  • Skin Graft For Skin Ulcer Or Cellulitis Without Cc/mcc (575)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
L98.499 Right Arrow 707.8 Chronic skin ulcer NEC

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
L98 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified
L98.0 Pyogenic granuloma
L98.1 Factitial dermatitis
L98.2 Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]
L98.3 Eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells]
L98.4 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
L98.41 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock
L98.411 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock limited to breakdown of skin
L98.412 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with fat layer exposed
L98.413 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with necrosis of muscle
L98.414 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with necrosis of bone
L98.415 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.416 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.418 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with other specified severity
L98.419 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with unspecified severity
L98.42 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back
L98.421 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back limited to breakdown of skin
L98.422 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed
L98.423 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with necrosis of muscle
L98.424 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with necrosis of bone
L98.425 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.426 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.428 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with other specified severity
L98.429 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with unspecified severity
L98.49 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
L98.491 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites limited to breakdown of skin
L98.492 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with fat layer exposed
L98.493 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with necrosis of muscle
L98.494 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with necrosis of bone
L98.495 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.496 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.498 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with other specified 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


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