ICD 9 CM Codes

454.2 Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer and inflammation
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  454.2    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '454.2' will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
GEMS
454.2 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM I83.209 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of unspecified site and inflammation
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.454.2.'
inflamed or infected
ulcerated
ulcerated or with ulcer (varicose)
with inflammation or infection
with ulcer
Applies To
Varicose veins with ulcer and inflammation of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
Any condition classifiable to 454.9 with ulcer and inflammation
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 454.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.