; ICD-9 Code 459.3 -Chronic venous hypertension (idiopathic)- AAPC Coder
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Chronic venous hypertension (idiopathic) (459.3)

ICD-9 code 459.3 for Chronic venous hypertension (idiopathic) 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
Chronic venous hypertension (idiopathic)

Stasis edema

Excludes: chronic venous hypertension due to deep vein thrombosis (459.10-459.19)

varicose veins (454.0-454.9)

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