Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I73.9

Peripheral vascular disease, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • I73.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I73.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 I73.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in skeletal muscle group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial stenosis; muscle ischemia; and accumulation of lactate.
  • Any disorder affecting blood flow through the veins or arteries outside of the heart.
  • Condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the blood vessels outside the heart; diseases of the peripheral as opposed to the cardiac circulation.
  • Pathological processes involving any one of the blood vessels in the vasculature outside the heart.
Applicable To
  • Intermittent claudication
  • Peripheral angiopathy NOS
  • Spasm of artery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Arterial insufficiency, posterial tibial
  • Claudication due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Claudication in peripheral vascular disease
  • Gangrene due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Pain at rest due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral arterial insufficiency
  • Peripheral arterial occlusive disease
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Peripheral artery insufficiency
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease w pain at rest
  • Peripheral vascular disease, rest pain
  • Posterior tibial artery insufficiency
  • Tissue necrosis in peripheral vascular disease
  • Tissue necrosis w gangrene in peripheral vascular disease
  • Vascular insufficiency of limb
Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM I73.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 299 Peripheral vascular disorders with mcc
  • 300 Peripheral vascular disorders with cc
  • 301 Peripheral vascular disorders without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM I73.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM I73.9: