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ICD-10-CM Code L98.422
Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L98.422 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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.

Specialty: Dermatology
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft for skin ulcer or cellulitis without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #573-578 - Skin graft except for skin ulcer or cellulitis without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #592-594 - Skin ulcers with MCC.
  • DRG Group #592-594 - Skin ulcers with CC.
  • DRG Group #592-594 - Skin ulcers without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.422 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.422. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Chronic ulcer of other specified sites (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L98.422 and a single ICD9 code, 707.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L98.42 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back

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