Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 453.42
Acute venous embolism and thrombosis of deep vessels of distal lower extremity
  • Short description: Ac DVT/emb distl low ext.
  • ICD-9-CM 453.42 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 453.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 453.42.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 453.42: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute deep vein thrombosis of bilateral calves
  • Acute deep vein thrombosis of left calf
  • Acute deep vein thrombosis of right calf
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of both calves
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of left calf
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of right calf
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis of bilateral tibial veins
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis of calf
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis of left tibial vein
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis of right tibial vein
  • Acute deep venous thrombosis of tibial vein
  • Acute DVT of bilat calves
  • Acute DVT of left calf
  • Acute DVT of right calf
  • Deep vein thrombosis lower leg, acute
  • Deep vein thrombosis tibial (leg) vein, acute, left
  • Deep vein thrombosis tibial (leg) vein, acute, right
  • Deep vein thrombosis tibial (leg) veins, acute
  • Deep vein thrombosis tibial, acute
  • DVT calf, acute
  • DVT tibial vein, acute
  • DVT tibial vein, acute, bilateral
  • DVT tibial vein, acute, left
  • DVT tibial vein, acute, right
Applies To
  • Calf
  • Lower leg NOS
  • Peroneal
  • Tibial
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 453.42 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I82.449 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified tibial vein
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I82.499 Acute embolism and thrombosis of other specified deep vein of unspecified lower extremity
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I82.4Z9 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified deep veins of unspecified distal lower extremity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 453.42:
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