Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 454.8
Varicose veins of lower extremities with other complications
  • Short description: Varic vein leg,comp NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 454.8 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 454.8 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 454.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 454.8: 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Edema
  • Pain
  • Swelling
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 454.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I83.899 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremities with other complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 454.8:
  • Varicose
    • vein (lower extremity) (ruptured) (see also Varix) 454.9
      • with
        • complications NEC 454.8
        • edema 454.8
        • inflammation or infection 454.1
        • pain 454.8
        • stasis dermatitis 454.1
        • swelling 454.8
        • ulcer 454.0
          • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • anus - see Hemorrhoids
      • broad ligament 456.5
      • congenital (peripheral) 747.60
      • esophagus (ulcerated (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.1
      • in pregnancy or puerperium 671.0
      • nasal septum (with ulcer) 456.8
      • pelvis 456.5
      • perineum 456.6
        • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 671.1
      • rectum - see Hemorrhoids
      • scrotum (ulcerated) 456.4
      • specified site NEC 456.8
      • sublingual 456.3
      • ulcerated 454.0
        • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • umbilical cord, affecting fetus or newborn 762.6
      • urethra 456.8
      • vulva 456.6
        • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 671.1
  • Varix (lower extremity) (ruptured) 454.9
    • with
      • complications NEC 454.8
      • edema 454.8
      • inflammation or infection 454.1
      • pain 454.8
      • stasis dermatitis 454.1
      • swelling 454.8
      • ulcer 454.0
        • with inflammation or infection 454.2
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