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Unspecified thrombosed hemorrhoids (455.7)

ICD-9 code 455.7 for Unspecified thrombosed hemorrhoids 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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Unspecified thrombosed hemorrhoids

Thrombosed hemorrhoids, unspecified whether internal or external

Includes: hemorrhoids (anus) (rectum)

piles

varicose veins, anus or rectum

Excludes: that complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium (671.8)

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