Specific code 2011 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 2011 version of ICD-9-CM V12.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V12.51: 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:
  • Embolism 444.9
    • pulmonary (acute) (artery) (vein) 415.19
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • chronic 416.2
      • following
      • healed or old V12.51
      • iatrogenic 415.11
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium - see Embolism, obstetrical
      • personal history of V12.51
      • postoperative 415.11
      • septic 415.12
  • History (personal) of
    • embolism (pulmonary) V12.51
    • thrombosis V12.51
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
    • artery, arteries (postinfectional) 444.9
      • auditory, internal 433.8
      • basilar (see also Occlusion, artery, basilar) 433.0
      • carotid (common) (internal) (see also Occlusion, artery, carotid) 433.1
        • with other precerebral artery 433.3
      • cerebellar (anterior inferior) (posterior inferior) (superior) 433.8
      • cerebral (see also Thrombosis, brain) 434.0
      • choroidal (anterior) 433.8
      • communicating posterior 433.8
      • coronary (see also Infarct, myocardium) 410.9
        • without myocardial infarction 411.81
        • due to syphilis 093.89
        • healed or specified as old 412
      • extremities 444.22
      • femoral 444.22
      • hepatic 444.89
      • hypophyseal 433.8
      • meningeal, anterior or posterior 433.8
      • mesenteric (with gangrene) 557.0
      • ophthalmic (see also Occlusion, retina) 362.30
      • pontine 433.8
      • popliteal 444.22
      • precerebral - see Occlusion, artery, precerebral NEC
      • pulmonary 415.19
      • renal 593.81
      • retinal (see also Occlusion, retina) 362.30
      • specified site NEC 444.89
      • spinal, anterior or posterior 433.8
      • traumatic (complication) (early) (see also Injury, blood vessel, by site) 904.9
      • vertebral (see also Occlusion, artery, vertebral) 433.2
        • with other precerebral artery 433.3
    • axillary (acute) (vein) 453.84
      • chronic 453.74
      • personal history of V12.51
    • iliac (acute) (vein) 453.89
      • with inflammation or phlebitis 451.81
      • artery (common) (external) (internal) 444.81
      • chronic 453.79
      • personal history of V12.51
    • leg (see also Thrombosis, lower extremity) 453.6
      • with inflammation or phlebitis - see Thrombophlebitis
      • deep (vessels) 453.40
      • personal history of V12.51
      • superficial (vessels) 453.6
    • vena cava
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