Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 453
Other venous embolism and thrombosis
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 453 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which the hepatic venous outflow is obstructed anywhere from the small hepatic veins to the junction of the inferior vena cava and the right atrium. Usually the blockage is extrahepatic and caused by blood clots (thrombus) or fibrous webs. Parenchymal fibrosis is uncommon
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