; ICD-9 Code 454.0 -Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer- AAPC Coder
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Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer (454.0)

ICD-9 code 454.0 for Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer 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
Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer

Varicose ulcer (lower extremity, any part)

Varicose veins with ulcer of lower extremity [any part] or of unspecified site

Any condition classifiable to 454.9 with ulcer or specified as ulcerated

Excludes: that complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium (671.0)

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