ICD 9 CM Codes

454.9 Asymptomatic varicose veins
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  454.9    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '454.9' 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
454.9 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM I83.90 Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.454.9.'
Phlebectasia (see also Varicose, vein)
varicose (see also Varicose, vein)
Varicosis, varicosities, varicosity (see also Varix)
Varix (lower extremity) (ruptured)
vein (lower extremity) (ruptured) (see also Varix)
vein, venous (saphenous) (varicose) (see also Varicose, vein)
Applies To
Phlebectasia of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
Varicose veins NOS
Varicose veins of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
Varix of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 454.9 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.