Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 457.2
Lymphangitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 457.2 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 457.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
457.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Lymphangitis:
    • NOS
    • chronic
    • subacute
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 457.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I89.1 Lymphangitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 457.2:
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • lymphangitis 457.2
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • lymphatic vessel (see also Lymphangitis) 457.2
  • Lymphangitis 457.2
    • with
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
      • abscess - see Abscess, by site
      • cellulitis - see Abscess, by site
      • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
      • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
    • acute (with abscess or cellulitis) 682.9
      • specified site - see Abscess, by site
    • breast, puerperal, postpartum 675.2
    • chronic (any site) 457.2
    • due to
      • Brugia (Wuchereria) malayi 125.1
      • Wuchereria bancrofti 125.0
    • following
    • gangrenous 457.2
    • penis
      • acute 607.2
      • gonococcal (acute) 098.0
        • chronic or duration of 2 months or more 098.2
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
    • strumous, tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.2
    • subacute (any site) 457.2
    • tuberculous - see Tuberculosis, lymph gland
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 457.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.