Stasis Ulcer

My patient has DM, PVD and a stasis ulcer.

Since we link DM and PVD to E11.51 How would I code the stasis ulcer? E11.51 and L97._ _ ? Or would I not link DM and PVD and code I73.9 and L97. _ _ ?


  • If the physician documents only 'stasis ulcer' then use I87.2 followed by the ulcer code to indicate severity and laterality.

    I would still add the E1151

  • Thank you.

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