ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O87.1

Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium

Diagnosis Code O87.1

ICD-10: O87.1
Short Description: Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium
Long Description: Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O87.1

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
    • Complications predominantly related to the puerperium (O85-O92)
      • Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium (O87)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).

Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Phlebitis complicating pregnancy AND/OR puerperium
  • Phlebitis complicating pregnancy AND/OR puerperium
  • Phlegmasia alba dolens
  • Phlegmasia alba dolens - obstetric
  • Postnatal deep vein thrombosis - delivered with postnatal complication
  • Postnatal deep vein thrombosis with postnatal complication
  • Postpartum deep phlebothrombosis
  • Postpartum deep phlebothrombosis
  • Postpartum deep phlebothrombosis
  • Postpartum pelvic thrombophlebitis
  • Puerperal phlegmasia alba dolens
  • Thrombophlebitis of deep veins of lower extremity
  • Thrombophlebitis of pelvic vein
  • Venous complication in the puerperium
  • Venous complication in the puerperium
  • Venous complication in the puerperium
  • Venous complication in the puerperium
  • Venous complication in the puerperium

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code O87.1 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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Postpartum Care

Also called: Post-pregnancy health

Taking home a new baby is one of the happiest times in a woman's life. But it also presents both physical and emotional challenges.

  • Get as much rest as possible. You may find that all you can do is eat, sleep, and care for your baby. And that is perfectly okay. You will have spotting or bleeding, like a menstrual period, off and on for up to six weeks.
  • You might also have swelling in your legs and feet, feel constipated, have menstrual-like cramping. Even if you are not breastfeeding, you can have milk leaking from your nipples, and your breasts might feel full, tender, or uncomfortable.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions on how much activity, like climbing stairs or walking, you can do for the next few weeks.
  • Doctors usually recommend that you abstain from sexual intercourse for four to six weeks after birth.

In addition to physical changes, you may feel sad or have the "baby blues." If you are extremely sad or are unable to care for yourself or your baby, you might have a serious condition called postpartum depression.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • After vaginal delivery - in the hospital
  • Losing weight after pregnancy
  • Vaginal delivery - discharge

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