ICD-10-CM Code I87.8
Other specified disorders of veins
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
I87.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified disorders of veins. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I878 is used to code Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI or CCVI) is a term developed by Italian researcher Paolo Zamboni in 2008 to describe compromised flow of blood in the veins draining the central nervous system. Zamboni hypothesized that it played a role in the cause or development of multiple sclerosis (MS). Zamboni also devised a procedure which was termed by the media as "liberation procedure" or "liberation therapy", involving venoplasty (or stenting) of certain veins in an attempt to improve blood flow.
Veins of the neck. V.jugularis interna is proposed to be stenosed or have a malformed valve in CCSVI cases.
Coding Notes for I87.8 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.
- DRG Group #302-303 - Atherosclerosis with MCC.
- DRG Group #302-303 - Atherosclerosis without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Acquired portal-systemic shunt due to cirrhosis (disorder)
- Aneurysm of transplanted vein (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I87.8 - Other specified disorders of veins'
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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 I87.8 and a single ICD9 code, 459.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.