Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 707.9
Chronic ulcer of unspecified site
  • Short description: Chronic skin ulcer NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 707.9 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 707.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 707.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 707.9: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Application site ulcer
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic skin ulcer due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic trophic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic ulcer of skin limited to skin layer
  • Chronic ulcer of skin with bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of skin with fat layer exposure
  • Chronic ulcer of skin with muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of skin, bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of skin, breakdown of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of skin, fat layer exposed
  • Chronic ulcer of skin, muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of skin, skin layer only
  • Cratered ulcer
  • Cutaneous streptococcal ulcer
  • Cutaneous ulceration due to cytotoxic therapy
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) lesion, ulcerative
  • Desert sore
  • Diabetes type 1 with chronic skin ulcer
  • Diabetes type 1 with diabetic skin ulcer
  • Diabetes type 2 with chronic skin ulcer
  • Diabetic skin ulcer associated with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • DM 1 w diabetic chronic skin ulcer
  • DM 1 w diabetic skin ulcer
  • DM 2 W diabetic chronic skin ulcer
  • Familial acantholysis
  • Infected ulcer of skin
  • Injection site ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer
  • Ischemic ulcer of skin (disorder)
  • Methotrexate skin ulceration
  • Mucocutaneous ulcer
  • Mucosal ulcer
  • Necrosis AND/OR ulceration of skin due to extravasation of drug
  • Neuropathic ulcer
  • On examination - depth of ulcer
  • On examination - skin ulcer
  • On examination - skin ulcer present
  • On examination - trophic skin ulceration
  • Parastomal ulceration
  • Secondary diabetes with ulcer
  • Secondary DM w diabetic ulcer
  • Skin ulcer
  • Skin ulcer associated with diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to secondary diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Skin ulcer of nose
  • Skin ulcer with punched out edge
  • Superficial ulcer of skin
  • Traumatic skin ulcer
  • Traumatic ulcer
  • Tropical phagedenic ulcer
  • Type I diabetes mellitus with ulcer
  • Type II diabetes mellitus with ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer due to Bacteroides
  • Ulcer of skin
  • Ulcer of skin or mucosa
  • Ulcer skin, chronic
  • Ulcer, neuropathic
  • Ulcer, skin, ischemic
  • Ulcerating cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Ulceration of skin due to therapeutic ionizing radiation
  • ulcerative CMV lesion
  • Ulcerative cytomegalovirus lesion
  • Venous stasis edema w ulcer
  • Venous stasis ulcer
Applies To
  • Chronic ulcer NOS
  • Trophic ulcer NOS
  • Tropical ulcer NOS
  • Ulcer of skin NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 707.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.499 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 707.9:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • ulcer (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Barcoo disease or rot (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Desert
    • sore (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Diabetes, diabetic (brittle) (congenital) (familial) (mellitus) (severe) (slight) (without complication) 250.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Barcoo (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • local, skin (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 686.9
      • abscess - see Abscess, by site
      • cellulitis - see Cellulitis, by site
      • ulcer (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
    • skin (local) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 686.9
      • abscess - see Abscess, by site
      • cellulitis - see Cellulitis, by site
      • due to fungus 111.9
      • mycotic 111.9
      • ulcer (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Naga sore (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Phagedena (dry) (moist) (see also Gangrene) 785.4
    • tropical (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Phagedenic - see also condition
    • ulcer (tropical) (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Rot
    • Barcoo (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Sloughing (multiple) (skin) 686.9
    • ulcer (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Sore
    • desert (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
    • naga (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
    • tropical (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
    • veldt (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • with gangrene 707.9 [785.4]
    • abdomen (wall) (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • anastomotic - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • antral - see Ulcer, stomach
    • anus (sphincter) (solitary) 569.41
      • varicose - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
    • aorta - see Aneurysm
    • arm (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • arteriosclerotic plaque - see Arteriosclerosis, by site
    • atrophic NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • Barrett's (chronic peptic ulcer of esophagus) 530.85
    • bladder (solitary) (sphincter) 596.8
      • bilharzial (see also Schistosomiasis) 120.9 [595.4]
      • submucosal (see also Cystitis) 595.1
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.1
    • bleeding NEC - see Ulcer, peptic, with hemorrhage
    • bowel (see also Ulcer, intestine) 569.82
    • buccal (cavity) (traumatic) 528.9
    • burn (acute) - see Ulcer, duodenum
    • buttock (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
      • decubitus (see also Ulcer, pressure) 707.00
    • cancerous (M8000/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • cardia - see Ulcer, stomach
    • cecum (see also Ulcer, intestine) 569.82
    • cervix (uteri) (trophic) 622.0
      • with mention of cervicitis 616.0
    • chest (wall) (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • chin (pyogenic) (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • chronic (cause unknown) - see also Ulcer, skin
    • colitis - see Colitis, ulcerative
    • colon (see also Ulcer, intestine) 569.82
    • conjunctiva (acute) (postinfectional) 372.00
    • corpus cavernosum (chronic) 607.89
    • crural - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • Curling's - see Ulcer, duodenum
    • Cushing's - see Ulcer, peptic
    • cystitis (interstitial) 595.1
    • Dieulafoy - see Lesion, Dieulafoy
    • due to
      • infection NEC - see Ulcer, skin
      • radiation, radium - see Ulcer, by site
      • trophic disturbance (any region) - see Ulcer, skin
      • x-ray - see Ulcer, by site
    • duodenum, duodenal (eroded) (peptic) 532.9
      • with
      • acute 532.3
      • bleeding (recurrent) - see Ulcer, duodenum, with hemorrhage
      • chronic 532.7
      • penetrating - see Ulcer, duodenum, with perforation
      • perforating - see Ulcer, duodenum, with perforation
    • endocarditis (any valve) (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 421.0
    • enteritis - see Colitis, ulcerative
    • face (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • Fenwick (-Hunner) (solitary) (see also Cystitis) 595.1
    • fistulous NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • frambesial, initial or primary 102.0
    • gallbladder or duct 575.8
    • gangrenous (see also Gangrene) 785.4
    • gastric - see Ulcer, stomach
    • gastrocolic - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • gastroduodenal - see Ulcer, peptic
    • gastroesophageal - see Ulcer, stomach
    • gastrohepatic - see Ulcer, stomach
    • gastrointestinal - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • gastrojejunal (eroded) (peptic) 534.9
      • with
      • acute 534.3
      • bleeding (recurrent) - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal, with hemorrhage
      • chronic 534.7
      • penetrating - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal, with perforation
      • perforating - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal, with perforation
    • gastrojejunocolic - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • granuloma of pudenda 099.2
    • groin (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • hand (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • heel (see also Ulcer, lower extremity) 707.14
      • decubitus (see also Ulcer, pressure) 707.07
    • hip (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
      • decubitus (see also Ulcer, pressure) 707.04
    • hypopyon (chronic) (subacute) 370.04
    • hypostaticum - see Ulcer, varicose
    • ileum (see also Ulcer, intestine) 569.82
    • jejunum, jejunal - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • keratitis (see also Ulcer, cornea) 370.00
    • knee - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • laryngitis (see also Laryngitis) 464.00
    • leg - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • luetic - see Ulcer, syphilitic
    • malignant (M8000/3) - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
    • marginal NEC - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • Meckel's diverticulum 751.0
    • Meleney's (chronic undermining) 686.09
    • mycobacterial (skin) 031.1
    • navel cord (newborn) 771.4
    • neurogenic NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • nose, nasal (infectional) (passage) 478.19
    • oral mucosa (traumatic) 528.9
    • penetrating NEC - see Ulcer, peptic, with perforation
    • peptic (site unspecified) 533.9
      • with
      • acute 533.3
      • bleeding (recurrent) - see Ulcer, peptic, with hemorrhage
      • chronic 533.7
      • penetrating - see Ulcer, peptic, with perforation
    • perforating NEC (see also Ulcer, peptic, with perforation) 533.5
      • skin 707.9
    • perineum (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • phagedenic (tropical) NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • phlebitis - see Phlebitis
    • plaster (see also Ulcer, pressure) 707.00
    • popliteal space - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • postpyloric - see Ulcer, duodenum
    • prepyloric - see Ulcer, stomach
    • pseudopeptic - see Ulcer, peptic
    • pyloric - see Ulcer, stomach
    • rectum (sphincter) (solitary) 569.41
      • stercoraceous, stercoral 569.41
      • varicose - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
    • retina (see also Chorioretinitis) 363.20
    • rodent (M8090/3) - see also Neoplasm, skin, malignant
    • round - see Ulcer, stomach
    • sacrum (region) (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • scalp (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • scrofulous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.2
    • sloughing NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • solitary, anus or rectum (sphincter) 569.41
    • stasis (leg) (venous) 454.0
      • with varicose veins 454.0
      • without varicose veins 459.81
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
    • stoma, stomal - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal
    • stomach (eroded) (peptic) (round) 531.9
      • with
      • acute 531.3
      • bleeding (recurrent) - see Ulcer, stomach, with hemorrhage
      • chronic 531.7
      • penetrating - see Ulcer, stomach, with perforation
      • perforating - see Ulcer, stomach, with perforation
    • stress - see Ulcer, peptic
    • strumous (tuberculous) (see also Tuberculosis) 017.2
    • submental (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.8
    • submucosal, bladder 595.1
    • thigh - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • toe - see Ulcer, lower extremity
    • trophic - see Ulcer, skin
    • tropical NEC (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
    • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, ulcer
    • umbilicus (newborn) 771.4
    • unspecified site NEC - see Ulcer, skin
    • urethra (meatus) (see also Urethritis) 597.89
    • varicose (lower extremity, any part) 454.0
      • anus - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • broad ligament 456.5
      • esophagus (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • nasal septum 456.8
      • perineum 456.6
      • rectum - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • scrotum 456.4
      • specified site NEC 456.8
      • sublingual 456.3
      • vulva 456.6
    • vesical (see also Ulcer, bladder) 596.8
    • x-ray - see Ulcer, by site
  • Veldt sore (see also Ulcer, skin) 707.9
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