2022 ICD-10-CM Code I87.09

Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:I87.09
Short Description:Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications
Long Description:Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications

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)

I87.09 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postthrombotic syndrome with other complications. 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 Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications

Non-specific codes like I87.09 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 postthrombotic syndrome with other complications:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I87.091 for Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications of right lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I87.092 for Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications of left lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I87.093 for Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications of bilateral lower extremity
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use I87.099 for Postthrombotic syndrome with other complications of unspecified lower extremity

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code I87.09 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Deep Vein Thrombosis

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

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.


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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)