ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I87.003

Postthrom syndrome w/o complications of bilateral low extrm

Diagnosis Code I87.003

ICD-10: I87.003
Short Description: Postthrom syndrome w/o complications of bilateral low extrm
Long Description: Postthrombotic syndrome without complications of bilateral lower extremity
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I87.003

Valid for Submission
The code I87.003 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, not elsewhere classified (I80-I89)
      • Other disorders of veins (I87)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I87.003 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Peripheral venous insufficiency
  • Post-thrombotic syndrome of bilateral lower extremities
  • Post-thrombotic syndrome of left lower extremity
  • Secondary venous insufficiency of leg
  • Venous insufficiency of leg

Information for Patients


Deep Vein Thrombosis

Also called: DVT

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the lower leg or thigh. If the vein swells, the condition is called thrombophlebitis. A deep vein thrombosis can break loose and cause a serious problem in the lung, called a pulmonary embolism.

Sitting still for a long time can make you more likely to get a DVT. Some medicines and disorders that increase your risk for blood clots can also lead to DVTs. Common symptoms are

  • Warmth and tenderness over the vein
  • Pain or swelling in the part of the body affected
  • Skin redness

Treatment includes medicines to ease pain and inflammation, break up clots and keep new clots from forming. Keeping the affected area raised and applying moist heat can also help. If you are taking a long car or plane trip, take a break, walk or stretch your legs and drink plenty of liquids.

  • Compression stockings
  • D-dimer test
  • Deep vein thrombosis - discharge
  • Deep venous thrombosis


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