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ICD-10-CM Code I82.81
Embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of lower 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 I82.81 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of I82.81 that describes the diagnosis 'embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of low extrm' in more detail.

The ICD code I828 is used to code Paget-Schroetter disease

Paget–Schroetter disease, also known as Paget–von Schrötter disease, is a form of upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a medical condition in which blood clots form in the deep veins of the arms. These DVTs typically occur in the axillary or subclavian veins.

Specialty: Cardiology
ICD 9 Code: 453.8

Anterior view of right upper limb and thorax

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Coding Notes for I82.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Embolism and thrombosis of saphenous vein (greater) (lesser)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I82.81 - Embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of lower extremities'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I82.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: I82.8 - Embolism and thrombosis of other specified veins

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