Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 457.1
Other lymphedema
  • ICD-9-CM 457.1 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 457.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 457.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 457.1: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired lymphedema of leg
  • Artefactual lymphedema
  • Chronic acquired lymphedema
  • Chronic obstructive bancroftian filariasis
  • Constriction ring of lower limb with lymphedema
  • Constriction ring of upper limb with lymphedema
  • Cutaneous lymphangiectasia
  • Elephantiasic pretibial myxedema
  • Elephantiasis neurofibromatosa
  • Facial lymphedema
  • Factitious lymphedema
  • Hennekam lymphangiectasia-lymphedema syndrome
  • Iatrogenic lymphedema
  • Intestinal lymphangiectasis
  • Jugular lymphatic obstruction sequence
  • Lymphangiectases
  • Lymphangiectasia with chylous reflux
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphedema (swelling from lymph obstruction)
  • Lymphedema (swelling from lymph obstruction), leg
  • Lymphedema (swelling from lymph obstruction), limb
  • Lymphedema due to infiltration of lymphatics
  • Lymphedema due to lymphogranuloma venereum
  • Lymphedema due to radiation
  • Lymphedema of arm
  • Lymphedema of ear
  • Lymphedema of eyelid
  • Lymphedema of genitalia
  • Lymphedema of limb
  • Lymphedema of limbs due to immobility, chronic dependency and/or venous insufficiency
  • Lymphedema of lip
  • Lymphedema of lower extremity
  • Lymphedema of penis
  • Lymphedema of scrotum
  • Lymphedema of uncertain etiology
  • Lymphedema of vulva
  • Lymphedema praecox
  • Lymphedema, limb
  • Lymphedema, lower extremity
  • Lymphedematous hyperkeratosis
  • Lymphedematous keratoderma
  • Nonfilarial elephantiasis
  • Obliteration of lymphatic vessel
  • Onchocercal elephantiasis
  • Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia
  • Primary lymphedema tardum
  • Xanthoma secondary to lymphedema
457.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
  • Lymphangiectasis
  • Lymphedema:
    • acquired (chronic)
    • praecox
    • secondary
  • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 457.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I89.0 Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 457.1:
  • Compression
    • lymphatic vessel 457.1
  • Dilatation
    • lymphatic vessel 457.1
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
    • lymphatic 457.1
      • due to mastectomy operation 457.0
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) 457.1
    • arabicum (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
    • congenita hereditaria 757.0
    • congenital (any site) 757.0
    • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
    • filariensis (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
    • glandular 457.1
    • lymphangiectatic 457.1
    • lymphatic vessel 457.1
      • due to mastectomy operation 457.0
    • scrotum 457.1
    • streptococcal 457.1
    • telangiectodes 457.1
    • vulva (nonfilarial) 624.8
  • Lymphangiectasis 457.1
    • postinfectional 457.1
    • scrotum 457.1
  • Lymphangiectatic elephantiasis, nonfilarial 457.1
  • Lymphectasia 457.1
  • Lymphedema (see also Elephantiasis) 457.1
    • acquired (chronic) 457.1
    • idiopathic hereditary 757.0
    • praecox 457.1
    • secondary 457.1
  • Obliteration
    • lymphatic vessel 457.1
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • lymphatic 457.1
    • thoracic duct 457.1
  • Occlusion
    • lymph or lymphatic channel 457.1
    • thoracic duct 457.1
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