ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 453.81

Ac embl suprfcl up ext

Diagnosis Code 453.81

ICD-9: 453.81
Short Description: Ac embl suprfcl up ext
Long Description: Acute venous embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of upper extremity
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 453.81

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (390–459)
    • Diseases of veins and lymphatics, and other diseases of circulatory system (451-459)
      • 453 Other venous embolism and thrombosis

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Acute thrombosis of superficial vein of upper extremity

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 453.81 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Embolism 444.9
      • vein 453.9
        • antecubital (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71
        • basilic (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71
        • cephalic (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71
        • upper extremity (acute) 453.83
          • superficial 453.81
    • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
      • upper extremity (acute) 453.83
        • superficial 453.81
      • vein
        • antecubital (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71
        • basilic (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71
        • cephalic (acute) 453.81
          • chronic 453.71

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