Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V12.51
Personal history of venous thrombosis and embolism
  • Short description: HX-VEN THROMBOSIS/EMBOLS.
  • ICD-9-CM V12.51 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 V12.51 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 V12.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V12.51: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • H/O: Deep vein thrombosis
  • Has had pulmonary embolus
  • History of - deep vein thrombosis
  • History of - pulmonary embolus
  • History of deep venous thrombosis
  • History of deep venous thrombosis (blood clot)
  • History of recurrent deep vein thrombosis
  • History of recurrent deep vein thrombosis (blood clot)
  • History of thromboembolism of vein
  • History of venous thromboembolic disease
  • History of venous thromboembolic disease (blood clot which moves)
  • HX of deep venous thrombosis
  • Hx of DVT
  • HX of pulmonary embolus
  • Hx of recurrent DVT
  • HX of venous thromboembolic disease
Applies To
  • Pulmonary embolism
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V12.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z86.718 Personal history of other venous thrombosis and embolism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V12.51:
  • History (personal) of
    • embolism (pulmonary) V12.51
    • thrombosis V12.51
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