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Annette Posted Fri 09th of February, 2018 09:11:14 AM
Gross:Portion of Greater Saphenous Vein Final Diagnosis: Portion of vein with mildly thickened intima. What ICD10 would you assign? Thank you
SuperCoder Answered Mon 12th of February, 2018 02:11:15 AM

Hi,

  • Use ICD 10 CM code I70.409 if thickened intima of the greater sephaneous vein of Unspecified limb is due to atherosclerosis.
  • For Right leg use ICD 10 CM code I70.401
  • For left leg use ICD 10 CM code I70.402.
  • For bilateral legs use ICD 10 CM code I70.403.

If there are any other reasons for thickness of the intima of vein, kindly provide the details. The details will help us to provide you with the appropriate ICD 10 code.

   

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