Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 707.8
Chronic ulcer of other specified sites
  • Short description: Chronic skin ulcer NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 707.8 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 707.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 707.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 707.8: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic ulcer of back
  • Chronic ulcer of back limited to skin layer
  • Chronic ulcer of back with bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposure
  • Chronic ulcer of back with muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of back, bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of back, breakdown of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of back, fat layer exposed
  • Chronic ulcer of back, muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of back, skin layer only
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock limited to skin layer
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock with bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock with fat layer exposure
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock with muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock, bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock, breakdown of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock, fat layer exposed
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock, muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of buttock, skin layer only
  • Chronic ulcer of foot
  • Chronic ulcer of sacral region
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum limited to skin layer
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum with bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum with fat layer exposure
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum with muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum, bone necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum, breakdown of skin
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum, fat layer exposed
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum, muscle necrosis
  • Chronic ulcer of sacrum, skin layer only
  • Finger ulcer
  • Gas gangrene-arm
  • Gas gangrene-hand
  • Gas gangrene-shoulder
  • Ulcer of back
  • Ulcer of buttock
  • Ulcer of limb due to chronic venous insufficiency
  • Ulcer, sacrum, chronic
Applies To
  • Ulcer, chronic, of other specified sites:
    • neurogenic of other specified sites
    • trophic of other specified sites
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 707.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.419 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with unspecified severity
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L98.429 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with unspecified severity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 707.8:
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