ICD-10-CM Code I86.8
Varicose veins of other specified sites
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.
I86.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of varicose veins of other specified sites. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I868 is used to code Caput medusae
For the cactus see Astrophytum caput-medusae
Axial CT showing portosystemic collateral circulation via the umbilical vein: caput medusae in liver cirrhosis
Coding Notes for I86.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Varicose ulcer of nasal septum
- 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
- Ovarian vein syndrome (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I86.8 - Varicose veins of other specified sites'
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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 I86.8 and a single ICD9 code, 456.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.