Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 443.82
Erythromelalgia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 443.82 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 443.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • ERYTHROMELALGIA
Clinical Information
  • A peripheral arterial disease that is characterized by the triad of erythema, burning pain, and increased skin temperature of the extremities (or red, painful extremities). Erythromelalgia may be classified as primary or idiopathic, familial or non-familial. Secondary erythromelalgia is associated with other diseases, the most common being myeloproliferative disorders.
  • A rare disorder characterized by periodic inflammation and blockage of the vessels of the extremities, resulting in skin redness, swelling, and burning pain in the affected sites. It may manifest as a primary disorder caused by mutations of the scn9a gene or as a secondary disorder due to hematologic disorders or medication side effects.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 443.82 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I73.81 Erythromelalgia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 443.82:
  • Acromelalgia 443.82
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Gerhardt's (erythromelalgia) 443.82
    • Mitchell's (erythromelalgia) 443.82
    • Weir Mitchell's (erythromelalgia) 443.82
  • Erythermalgia (primary) 443.82
  • Erythralgia 443.82
  • Erythromelalgia 443.82
  • Gerhardt's
    • disease (erythromelalgia) 443.82
  • Mitchell's disease (erythromelalgia) 443.82
  • Weir Mitchell's disease (erythromelalgia) 443.82
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