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ICD-10-CM Code I70.20
Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code I70.20 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of I70.20 that describes the diagnosis 'unsp atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities' in more detail.

The ICD code I702 is used to code Gangrene

Gangrene (or gangrenous necrosis) is a type of necrosis caused by a critically insufficient blood supply. This potentially life-threatening condition may occur after an injury or infection, or in people suffering from any chronic health problem affecting blood circulation. The primary cause of gangrene is reduced blood supply to the affected tissues, which results in cell death. Diabetes and long-term smoking increase the risk of suffering from gangrene.

Specialty: Infectious Disease, General Surgery
MeSH Codes: D005734, D005734
ICD 9 Codes: 400, 785.4

Dry gangrene affecting the toes as a result of peripheral artery disease.

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Extremity artery atheroma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I70.20 - Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I70.20. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: I70.2 - Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities

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