2022 ICD-10-CM Code I73

Other peripheral vascular diseases

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:I73
Short Description:Other peripheral vascular diseases
Long Description:Other peripheral vascular diseases

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other peripheral vascular diseases (I73)

I73 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other peripheral vascular diseases. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Other peripheral vascular diseases

Non-specific codes like I73 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other peripheral vascular diseases:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I73.0 for Raynaud's syndrome
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.00 for Raynaud's syndrome without gangrene
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.01 for Raynaud's syndrome with gangrene
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.1 for Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease]
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - I73.8 for Other specified peripheral vascular diseases
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.81 for Erythromelalgia
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.89 for Other specified peripheral vascular diseases
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I73.9 for Peripheral vascular disease, unspecified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code I73:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

Clinical Information

Information for Patients


Vascular Diseases

What are vascular diseases?

Your vascular system is your body's network of blood vessels. It includes your

Vascular diseases are conditions which affect your vascular system. They are common and can be serious. Some types include

What causes vascular diseases?

The causes of vascular diseases depend on the specific disease. These causes include

Sometimes the cause is unknown.

Who is at risk for vascular diseases?

The risk factors for vascular diseases can vary, depending on the specific disease. But some of the more common risk factors include

What are the symptoms of vascular diseases?

The symptoms for each disease are different.

How are vascular diseases diagnosed?

To make a diagnosis, your health care provider will do a physical exam and ask about your symptoms and medical history. You may have imaging tests and/or blood tests.

How are vascular diseases treated?

Which treatment you get depends on which vascular disease you have and how severe it is. Types of treatments for vascular diseases include

Can vascular diseases be prevented?

There are steps you can take to help prevent vascular diseases:


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)