Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Claudication Icd-9-cm

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Claudication Icd-9-cm

    I need a dx for claudication of lower extremities. I cannot use 443.9 because the physician states in his note states that when the doctor reviewed labs "no PVD was suggested". I am unable to find a code for Claudication, NOS. Can I use 729.5 Pain in Limb?

  2. #2


    The code for intermittent claudication NOS is 443.9. I would suggest going with the same code. If the symptomatology is suggesting otherwise, I think, we can go with 447.8.
    Jagadish, CCS-P, CPC

Similar Threads

  1. Need ICD-10 Dx code for Lumbar Neurogenic Claudication
    By in forum Neurology/Neurosurgery
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-05-2015, 03:51 PM
  2. Claudication VS Intermittent Claudication
    By VeronicaAC1 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-02-2014, 02:44 PM
  3. Claudication? Intermittent Claudication?
    By TracyAlder in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-14-2012, 10:09 AM
  4. DX for neurogenic claudication
    By deja53 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-02-2009, 09:07 AM
  5. arteriosclerosis with claudication
    By arizona1 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-07-2009, 04:57 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts