Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 707.21
Pressure ulcer, stage i
  • Short description: PRESSURE ULCER, STAGE I.
  • ICD-9-CM 707.21 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 707.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 707.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 707.21: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Pressure ulcer of ankle stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of buttock stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of coccyx stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of contiguous sites of back, buttock and hip stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of contiguous sites of back, buttock, and hip stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of elbow stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of elbow, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of head stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of heel stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of hip stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of hip, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left ankle stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left buttock stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left elbow stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left elbow, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left heel stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left hip stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left hip, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left lower back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left lower back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left lower leg stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left upper back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of left upper back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of lower back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of lower back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of lower leg stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right ankle stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right buttock stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right elbow stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right elbow, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right heel stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right hip stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right hip, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right lower back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right lower back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right lower leg stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right upper back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of right upper back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of sacrum stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of toes stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of upper back stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer of upper back, stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of head
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of left heel
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of left lower leg
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of lower leg
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of right lower leg
  • Pressure ulcer stage 1 of toes
  • Pressure ulcer, stage 1
Applies To
  • Healing pressure ulcer, stage I
  • Pressure pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal erythema
  • No ICD-10-CM code(s) convert to ICD-9-CM 707.21
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 707.21:
  • Pressure
    • pre-ulcer skin changes limited to persistent focal erythema (see also Ulcer, pressure) 707.21
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 707.21 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2009 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.