ICD-10-CM Code I70.8
Atherosclerosis of other arteries
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I70.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of atherosclerosis of other arteries. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I70 is used to code Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis (also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease or ASVD) is a specific form of arteriosclerosis in which an artery wall thickens as a result of invasion and accumulation of white blood cells (WBCs) (foam cell) and proliferation of intimal smooth muscle cell creating a fibrofatty plaque.
|MeSH Codes:||D050197, D050197|
|ICD 9 Codes:||440, 414.0|
The progression of atherosclerosis (narrowing exaggerated)
- 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.
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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I70.8 - Atherosclerosis of other arteries'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 I70.8 and a single ICD9 code, 440.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.