Melissa Posted Thu 01st of August, 2013 12:46:20 PM
Hi I need an ICD9 code for L Heel eschar nonhealing wound with a recent history of trauma and dragging on the carpet? this is NOT a non healing surg wound.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 05th of August, 2013 21:32:19 PM
Difficult one to answer:
I am inclining towards 709.8 for the eschar. E codes :
E928.9 accidental self-inflicted injury
E929.8 Late effects of other accidents