Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 454.2
Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer and inflammation
  • Billable Code
  • Adult Only Dx (15-124 years)
  • Short description: Varicos leg ulcer/inflam.
  • ICD-9-CM 454.2 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 454.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Varicose veins with ulcer and inflammation of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
  • Any condition classifiable to 454.9 with ulcer and inflammation
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 454.2 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 454.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I83.209 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of unspecified site and inflammation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 454.2:
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • hypostatic, hypostatica 454.1
      • with ulcer 454.2
    • stasis 454.1
      • due to
        • postphlebitic syndrome 459.12
        • varicose veins - see Varicose
      • ulcerated or with ulcer (varicose) 454.2
    • varicose 454.1
      • with ulcer 454.2
  • Eczema (acute) (allergic) (chronic) (erythematous) (fissum) (occupational) (rubrum) (squamous) 692.9
    • stasis (lower extremity) 454.1
      • ulcerated 454.2
  • 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
        • complications NEC 454.8
        • edema 454.8
        • inflammation or infection 454.1
          • ulcerated 454.2
        • pain 454.8
        • stasis dermatitis 454.1
          • with ulcer 454.2
        • swelling 454.8
        • ulcer 454.0
          • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • 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
        • with ulcer 454.2
      • 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
    • with
      • complications NEC 454.8
      • edema 454.8
      • inflammation or infection 454.1
        • with ulcer 454.2
      • pain 454.8
      • stasis dermatitis 454.1
        • with ulcer 454.2
      • swelling 454.8
      • ulcer 454.0
        • with inflammation or infection 454.2
    • inflamed or infected 454.1
      • ulcerated 454.2
    • ulcerated 454.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
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