Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 440.24
Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities with gangrene
  • Short description: ATH EXT NTV ART GNGRENE.
  • ICD-9-CM 440.24 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 440.24 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 440.24.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 440.24: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Atherosclerosis limb artery with gangrene
  • Atherosclerosis native artery of limb, w gangrene
  • Gangrene due to atherosclerosis of native artery of limb
440.24 Excludes
Applies To
Use Additional
  • Use additional code for any associated ulceration (707.10-707.9)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 440.24 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I70.269 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities with gangrene, unspecified extremity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 440.24:
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • with
      • gangrene 440.24
      • psychosis (see also Psychosis, arteriosclerotic) 290.40
      • ulceration 440.23
    • extremities (native artery) NEC 440.20
      • bypass graft 440.30
      • claudication (intermittent) 440.21
        • and
          • gangrene 440.24
          • rest pain 440.22
            • and
              • gangrene 440.24
              • ulceration 440.23
                • and gangrene 440.24
          • ulceration 440.23
            • and gangrene 440.24
      • gangrene 440.24
      • rest pain 440.22
        • and
          • gangrene 440.24
          • ulceration 440.23
            • and gangrene 440.24
      • specified site NEC 440.29
      • ulceration 440.23
        • and gangrene 440.24
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • with
      • arteriosclerosis (native artery) 440.24
      • diabetes (mellitus) 250.7 [785.4]
    • Pott's 440.24
    • senile 440.24
  • Phagedena (dry) (moist) (see also Gangrene) 785.4
    • arteriosclerotic 440.24
    • senile 440.24
  • Pott's
    • gangrene 440.24
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
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