ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I77.9

Disorder of arteries and arterioles, unspecified

Diagnosis Code I77.9

ICD-10: I77.9
Short Description: Disorder of arteries and arterioles, unspecified
Long Description: Disorder of arteries and arterioles, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I77.9

Valid for Submission
The code I77.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other disorders of arteries and arterioles (I77)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I77.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • 447.9 - Arterial disease NOS

  • Abnormality of abdominal aorta
  • Abnormality of thoracoabdominal aorta
  • Aortic arch and descending aorta abnormality
  • Arterial complication of procedure
  • Arterial, arteriole and capillary disease
  • Ascending aorta abnormality
  • Disease of non-coronary systemic artery
  • Disorder of aorta
  • Disorder of artery
  • Disorder of artery of neck
  • Disorder of carotid artery
  • Disorder of coronary artery
  • Ischemia of feet
  • Ischemia of left lower extremity
  • Ischemia of right lower extremity
  • Ischemic foot
  • Lower limb ischemia
  • Lower limb ischemia
  • Peripheral arterial occlusive disease
  • Radiation damage to artery
  • Thoracic aorta abnormality
  • Trash foot

Information for Patients

Vascular Diseases

The vascular system is the body's network of blood vessels. It includes the arteries, veins and capillaries that carry blood to and from the heart. Problems of the vascular system are common and can be serious. Arteries can become thick and stiff, a problem called atherosclerosis. Blood clots can clog vessels and block blood flow to the heart or brain. Weakened blood vessels can burst, causing bleeding inside the body.

You are more likely to have vascular disease as you get older. Other factors that make vascular disease more likely include

  • Family history of vascular or heart diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Illness or injury
  • Long periods of sitting or standing still
  • Any condition that affects the heart and blood vessels, such as diabetes or high cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Obesity

Losing weight, eating healthy foods, being active and not smoking can help vascular disease. Other treatments include medicines and surgery.

  • Aortic arch syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Arterial embolism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Arteriogram (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cerebral angiography (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Duplex ultrasound (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Venous insufficiency (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Venous ulcers -- self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)

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