Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 454.0
Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Short description: Leg varicosity w ulcer.
  • ICD-9-CM 454.0 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 454.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Diabetes type 2 with statis ulcer
  • Stasis ulcer
  • Stasis ulcer due to DM 2
  • Stasis ulcer due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Stasis ulcer with varicose vein
  • Varicose ulcer
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of ankle, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of calf
  • Varicose ulcer of calf limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of calf with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of calf with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of calf with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of calf, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of calf, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of calf, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of calf, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of calf, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of foot
  • Varicose ulcer of foot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of foot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of foot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of foot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of foot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of heel
  • Varicose ulcer of heel limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of heel with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of heel with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of heel with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of heel, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of heel, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of heel, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of heel, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of heel, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left ankle, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left calf, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left foot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left heel, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left midfoot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of left thigh, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of lower extremity
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of lower leg, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of lower limb
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of midfoot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right ankle, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right calf, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right foot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right heel, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right lower leg, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right midfoot, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of right thigh, skin layer only
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh, fat layer exposed
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh, skin breakdown
  • Varicose ulcer of thigh, skin layer only
  • Varicose veins of lower limb, with ulcer
Applies To
  • Varicose ulcer (lower extremity, any part)
  • Varicose veins with ulcer of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
  • Any condition classifiable to 454.9 with ulcer or specified as ulcerated
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 454.0 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 454.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I83.009 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with ulcer of unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I83.019 Varicose veins of right lower extremity with ulcer of unspecified site
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I83.029 Varicose veins of left lower extremity with ulcer of unspecified site
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 454.0:
  • Stasis
    • ulcer
      • with varicose veins 454.0
      • without varicose veins 459.81
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • stasis (leg) (venous) 454.0
      • with varicose veins 454.0
      • without varicose veins 459.81
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
    • varicose (lower extremity, any part) 454.0
      • anus - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • broad ligament 456.5
      • esophagus (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • nasal septum 456.8
      • perineum 456.6
      • rectum - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • scrotum 456.4
      • specified site NEC 456.8
      • sublingual 456.3
      • vulva 456.6
  • Varicose
    • ulcer (lower extremity, any part) 454.0
      • anus 455.8
      • esophagus (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • nasal septum 456.8
      • perineum 456.6
      • rectum - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • scrotum 456.4
      • specified site NEC 456.8
    • vein (lower extremity) (ruptured) (see also Varix) 454.9
      • with
      • 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
    • ulcerated 454.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
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