Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 451.82
Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of superficial veins of upper extremities
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Phlbts sprfc vn up extrm.
  • ICD-9-CM 451.82 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 451.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Antecubital vein
  • Basilic vein
  • Cephalic vein
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 451.82 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I80.8 Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of other sites
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 451.82:
  • Phlebitis (infective) (pyemic) (septic) (suppurative) 451.9
    • antecubital vein 451.82
    • basilic vein 451.82
    • cephalic vein 451.82
    • upper extremity - see Phlebitis, arm
      • deep (veins) 451.83
      • superficial (veins) 451.82
        • antecubital vein 451.82
        • basilic vein 451.82
        • cephalic vein 451.82
  • Thrombophlebitis 451.9
    • antecubital vein 451.82
    • cephalic vein 451.82
    • radial vein 451.82
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