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ICD-10-CM Code L97.41
Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right heel and midfoot

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L97.41 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of L97.41 that describes the diagnosis 'non-pressure chronic ulcer of right heel and midfoot' in more detail.


The ICD code L97 is used to code Venous ulcer

Venous ulcers (venous insufficiency ulceration, stasis ulcers, stasis dermatitis, varicose ulcers, or ulcus cruris) are wounds that are thought to occur due to improper functioning of venous valves, usually of the legs (hence leg ulcers).:846 They are the major occurrence of chronic wounds, occurring in 70% to 90% of leg ulcer cases. Venous ulcers develop mostly along the medial distal leg, and can be very painful.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D014647
ICD 9 Code: 454.0

Venous ulcer on the back of the right leg.

Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L97.41 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of right heel and midfoot'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L97.41. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: L97.4 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of heel and midfoot

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