ICD-10-CM Code L98.42
Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code L98.42 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of L98.42 that describes the diagnosis 'non-pressure chronic ulcer of back' in more detail.
- L98.42 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code L984 is used to code Tropical ulcer
Tropical ulcer (also known as Aden ulcer, Jungle rot, Malabar ulcer, and Tropical phagedena) is a lesion occurring in cutaneous leishmaniasis. It is caused by a variety of microorganisms, including mycobacteria. It is common in tropical climates.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.42 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.42. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.