Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 457.8
Other noninfectious disorders of lymphatic channels
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 457.8 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 457.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute disease of lymphatic vessel
  • Chylocele
  • Chylothorax
  • Chylous ascites
  • Chylous ascites of newborn
  • Chylous cyst
  • Fistula of thoracic duct
  • Leakage of lymph from thoracic duct
  • Lymph cyst
  • Lymph fistula
  • Lymph node fistula
  • Lymph node infarction
  • Lymph node injury
  • Lymph node rupture
  • Lymph vessel fistula
  • Lymph vessel infarction
  • Lymph vessel rupture
  • Lymphocele
  • Lymphocele after procedure
  • Lymphostasis
  • Nonfilarial chylocele
  • Non-infective lymphatic disorders
  • Pain of lymph node
  • Perirenal and periureteric post-transplant lymphocele
  • Postprocedural lymphocele
  • Rupture of thoracic duct
  • Suppurative lymphadenopathy
  • Ulceration of axillary lymph node
  • Ulceration of epitrochlear lymph node
  • Ulceration of inguinal lymph node
  • Ulceration of lymph node
  • Ulceration of popliteal lymph node
457.8 Excludes
Applies To
  • Chylocele (nonfilarial)
  • Chylous:
    • ascites
    • cyst
  • Lymph node or vessel:
    • fistula
    • infarction
    • rupture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 457.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM I89.8 Other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 457.8:
  • Ascites 789.59
    • chylous (nonfilarial) 457.8
      • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Chyle cyst, mesentery 457.8
  • Chylocele (nonfilarial) 457.8
    • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
    • tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) 608.84
      • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Chylothorax (nonfilarial) 457.8
    • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Chylous
    • ascites 457.8
    • cyst of peritoneum 457.8
    • hydrothorax (nonfilarial) 457.8
      • filarial (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • chyle, mesentery 457.8
    • peritoneum 568.89
      • chylous 457.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • lymphatic (gland) (system) 289.9
      • channel (noninfective) 457.9
      • vessel (noninfective) 457.9
        • specified NEC 457.8
  • Erosion
    • lymphatic vessel 457.8
  • Extravasation
    • chyle into mesentery 457.8
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • lymphatic (node) (vessel) 457.8
  • Hydrothorax (double) (pleural) 511.89
    • chylous (nonfilarial) 457.8
      • filaria (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Infarct, infarction
    • lymph node or vessel 457.8
  • Lymphocele 457.8
  • Lymphorrhea 457.8
  • Lymphostasis 457.8
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • lymphatic (node) (vessel) 457.8
    • thoracic duct 457.8
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • gland (lymphatic) 457.8
  • Stasis
    • lymphatic 457.8
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