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What is the diagnosis code for open venous stasis ulcers?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Coding

Not sure why codes are important to you.
There are a group of codes that describe venous hypertension, with and without inflammation, and with and without ulceration. There are another set of codes that describe ulcerations and these vary depending on the location along the lower extremity that they are found.

In brief: Coding

Not sure why codes are important to you.
There are a group of codes that describe venous hypertension, with and without inflammation, and with and without ulceration. There are another set of codes that describe ulcerations and these vary depending on the location along the lower extremity that they are found.
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In brief: there are several

In icd9 coding book.
If you look up ulcer, stasis, then it leads you to with varicose vein 454.0, without varicose vein 459.81 or inflamed or infected 454.2 the 454.0 specifically states varicose vein with ulcer.

In brief: there are several

In icd9 coding book.
If you look up ulcer, stasis, then it leads you to with varicose vein 454.0, without varicose vein 459.81 or inflamed or infected 454.2 the 454.0 specifically states varicose vein with ulcer.
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Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: ICD-9

Per icd-9, the diagnostic code is 454.0.

In brief: ICD-9

Per icd-9, the diagnostic code is 454.0.
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