Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 459.12
Postphlebetic syndrome with inflammation
  • Short description: Postphlebtc syn w inflam.
  • ICD-9-CM 459.12 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 459.12 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 459.12.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 459.12: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 459.12 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I87.029 Postthrombotic syndrome with inflammation of unspecified lower extremity
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 459.12:
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • stasis 454.1
      • due to
        • postphlebitic syndrome 459.12
        • varicose veins - see Varicose
      • ulcerated or with ulcer (varicose) 454.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
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