ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I87.019

Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer of unsp lower extremity

Diagnosis Code I87.019

ICD-10: I87.019
Short Description: Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer of unsp lower extremity
Long Description: Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer of unspecified lower extremity
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I87.019

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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

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I87.019 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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Synonyms
  • Ulcer of lower extremity due to postphlebitic syndrome

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • D-dimer test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Deep vein thrombosis - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Deep venous thrombosis (Medical Encyclopedia)


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