ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I87.01

Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer

Diagnosis Code I87.01

ICD-10: I87.01
Short Description: Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer
Long Description: Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I87.01

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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

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code I87.01 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    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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