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ICD-10-CM Code I70.208
Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, other extremity

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult Only
Adult Only
Code is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

I70.208 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, other extremity. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Occlusive disease of artery of upper extremity (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
  • Consider laterality specification

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I70.208 - Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, other extremity'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I70.208. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities, unspecified (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code I70.208 and a single ICD9 code, 440.20 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: I70.20 - Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities

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