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Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified site (453.9)

ICD-9 code 453.9 for Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified site is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISEASES OF VEINS AND LYMPHATICS, AND OTHER DISEASES OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (451-459).

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Code Descriptor and Instructional Notes
Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified site

Embolism of vein

Thrombosis (vein)

Excludes:

that complicating:

abortion (634-638 with.7, 639.8)

ectopic or molar pregnancy (639.8)

pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium (671.0-671.9)

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