ICD-10-CM Code I83.209
Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of unspecified site and inflammation
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
I83.209 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of unspecified site and inflammation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I832 is used to code Venous ulcer
Venous ulcers (venous insufficiency ulceration, stasis ulcers, stasis dermatitis, varicose ulcers, or ulcus cruris) are wounds that are thought to occur due to improper functioning of venous valves, usually of the legs (hence leg ulcers).:846 They are the major occurrence of chronic wounds, occurring in 70% to 90% of leg ulcer cases. Venous ulcers develop mostly along the medial distal leg, and can be very painful.
|ICD 9 Code:||454.0|
Venous ulcer on the back of the right leg.
- 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
- Varicose veins of lower extremity with ulcer AND inflammation (disorder)
- Varicose veins of the leg with ulcer and eczema (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I83.209 - Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of unspecified site and inflammation'
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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 I83.209 and a single ICD9 code, 454.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.