Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 451
Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis
  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 451 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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451 Includes
  • endophlebitis
  • inflammation, vein
  • periphlebitis
  • suppurative phlebitis
451 Excludes
  • that complicating:
  • that due to or following:
    • implant or catheter device (996.61-996.62)
    • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion (999.2)
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify drug if drug-induced
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