Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 453.5
Chronic venous embolism and thrombosis of deep vessels of lower extremity
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 453.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 453.5: 2014 2015.
453.5 Excludes
  • personal history of venous thrombosis and embolism (V12.51)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code, if applicable, for associated long-term (current) use of anticoagulants (V58.61)
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