Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified L97

The ICD10 code for the diagnosis "Non-pressure chronic ulcer of lower limb, not elsewhere classified" is "L97". L97 is NOT a 'valid' or 'billable' ICD10 code. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.

  • L97 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L97 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L97 - other international versions of ICD-10 L97 may differ.
Code First: Type 2 Excludes:
  • pressure ulcer (pressure area) (L89.-)
  • skin infections (L00-L08)
  • specific infections classified to A00-B99
Includes:
  • chronic ulcer of skin of lower limb NOS
  • non-healing ulcer of skin
  • non-infected sinus of skin
  • trophic ulcer NOS
  • tropical ulcer NOS
  • ulcer of skin of lower limb NOS

Codes: = Billable

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