Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 443.9
Peripheral vascular disease unspecified
  • Short description: PERIPH VASCULAR DIS NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 443.9 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 443.9 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 443.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 443.9: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Arterial insufficiency, posterial tibial
  • Claudication due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Claudication in peripheral vascular disease
  • Gangrene due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Intermittent claudication
  • Pain at rest due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral arterial insufficiency
  • Peripheral arterial occlusive disease
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Peripheral artery insufficiency
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease w pain at rest
  • Peripheral vascular disease, rest pain
  • Posterior tibial artery insufficiency
  • Secondary peripheral vascular disease
  • Tissue necrosis in peripheral vascular disease
  • Tissue necrosis w gangrene in peripheral vascular disease
443.9 Excludes
Applies To
  • Intermittent claudication NOS
  • Peripheral:
    • angiopathy NOS
    • vascular disease NOS
  • Spasm of artery
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 443.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I73.9 Peripheral vascular disease, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 443.9:
  • Angina (attack) (cardiac) (chest) (effort) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) 413.9
    • cruris 443.9
      • due to atherosclerosis NEC (see also Arteriosclerosis, extremities) 440.20
  • Angiopathia, angiopathy 459.9
  • Angiospasm 443.9
    • nerve
      • arm 354.9
      • autonomic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
      • axillary 353.0
      • leg 355.8
      • lower extremity - see Angiospasm, nerve, leg
      • median 354.1
      • peripheral NEC 355.9
      • spinal NEC 355.9
      • sympathetic (see also Neuropathy, peripheral, autonomic) 337.9
      • ulnar 354.2
      • upper extremity - see Angiospasm, nerve, arm
    • peripheral NEC 443.9
    • traumatic 443.9
      • foot 443.9
      • leg 443.9
    • vessel 443.9
  • Angiospastic disease or edema 443.9
  • Arteriospasm 443.9
  • Change(s) (of) - see also Removal of
    • vasomotor 443.9
  • Charcôt's
    • syndrome (intermittent claudication) 443.9
  • Claudication, intermittent 443.9
    • cerebral (artery) (see also Ischemia, cerebral, transient) 435.9
  • Dilatation
    • vasomotor 443.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • angiopastic, angiospasmodic 443.9
    • peripheral
      • arterial 443.9
      • autonomic nervous system (see also Neuropathy, autonomic) 337.9
      • nerve NEC (see also Neuropathy) 356.9
        • multiple - see Polyneuropathy
      • vascular 443.9
    • small vessel 443.9
    • terminal vessel 443.9
    • vascular 459.9
      • arteriosclerotic - see Arteriosclerosis
      • hypertensive - see Hypertension
      • obliterative 447.1
        • peripheral 443.9
      • occlusive 459.9
      • peripheral (occlusive) 443.9
    • vasomotor 443.9
    • vasospastic 443.9
  • Disturbance - see also Disease
    • vasomotor 443.9
    • vasospastic 443.9
  • Dysbasia 719.7
    • angiosclerotica intermittens 443.9
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
    • angiospastic 443.9
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • peripheral vascular (arterial) 443.9
    • vascular 459.9
      • intestine NEC 557.9
      • mesenteric 557.1
      • peripheral 443.9
      • renal (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
  • Labile
    • vasomotor system 443.9
  • Microangiopathy 443.9
    • thrombotic 446.6
      • Moschcowitz's (thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura) 446.6
  • Phenomenon
    • vasospastic 443.9
  • Reflex - see also condition
    • vasoconstriction 443.9
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • vascular NEC 443.9
    • vasomotor NEC 443.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Charcôt's (intermittent claudication) 443.9
      • angina cruris 443.9
      • due to atherosclerosis 440.21
    • vasomotor 443.9
  • Vascular - see also condition
    • spasm 443.9
  • Vasodilation 443.9
  • Vasospasm 443.9
    • cerebral (artery) 435.9
      • with transient neurologic deficit 435.9
    • peripheral NEC 443.9
    • retina (artery) (see also Occlusion, retinal, artery) 362.30
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