ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I73.1

Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]

Diagnosis Code I73.1

ICD-10: I73.1
Short Description: Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]
Long Description: Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I73.1

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other peripheral vascular diseases (I73)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I73.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 299 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 300 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 301 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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  • 443.1 - Thromboangiit obliterans

Synonyms
  • Ischemic neuropathy
  • Neuropathy in thromboangiitis obliterans
  • Presenile gangrene
  • Thromboangiitis
  • Thromboangiitis obliterans

Information for Patients


Vasculitis

Also called: Angiitis

Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels. It happens when the body's immune system attacks the blood vessel by mistake. It can happen because of an infection, a medicine, or another disease. The cause is often unknown.

Vasculitis can affect arteries, veins and capillaries. Arteries are vessels that carry blood from the heart to the body's organs. Veins are the vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Capillaries are tiny blood vessels that connect the small arteries and veins.

When a blood vessel becomes inflamed, it can

  • Narrow, making it more difficult for blood to get through
  • Close off completely so that blood can't get through
  • Stretch and weaken so much that it bulges. The bulge is called an aneurysm. If it bursts, it can cause dangerous bleeding inside the body.

Symptoms of vasculitis can vary, but usually include fever, swelling and a general sense of feeling ill. The main goal of treatment is to stop the inflammation. Steroids and other medicines to stop inflammation are often helpful.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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  • Takayasu arteritis (Medical Encyclopedia)


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