Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 453.71
Chronic venous embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of upper extremity
  • Short description: Ch emblsm suprfcl up ext.
  • ICD-9-CM 453.71 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.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic thrombosis of superficial vein of arm
  • Superficial thrombosis of leg vein, chronic
  • Thrombosis superficial vein, arm, chronic
Applies To
  • Antecubital vein
  • Basilic vein
  • Cephalic vein
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 453.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I82.719 Chronic embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of unspecified upper extremity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 453.71:
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