2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.1

Lymphangitis

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  • I89.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM I89.1 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I89.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 I89.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Chronic lymphangitis
  • Lymphangitis NOS
  • Subacute lymphangitis
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as I89.1. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute lymphangitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03
    • L03 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis
      • L03.0 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of finger a...
        • L03.01 Cellulitis of finger
          • L03.011 Cellulitis of right finger
          • L03.012 Cellulitis of left finger
          • L03.019 Cellulitis of unspecified finger
        • L03.02 Acute lymphangitis of finger
          • L03.021 Acute lymphangitis of right finger
          • L03.022 Acute lymphangitis of left finger
          • L03.029 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified finger
        • L03.03 Cellulitis of toe
        • L03.04 Acute lymphangitis of toe
          • L03.041 Acute lymphangitis of right toe
          • L03.042 Acute lymphangitis of left toe
          • L03.049 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified toe
      • L03.1 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of other pa...
        • L03.11 Cellulitis of other parts of limb
          • L03.111 Cellulitis of right axilla
          • L03.112 Cellulitis of left axilla
          • L03.113 Cellulitis of right upper limb
          • L03.114 Cellulitis of left upper limb
          • L03.115 Cellulitis of right lower limb
          • L03.116 Cellulitis of left lower limb
          • L03.119 Cellulitis of unspecified part of limb
        • L03.12 Acute lymphangitis of other parts of limb
          • L03.121 Acute lymphangitis of right axilla
          • L03.122 Acute lymphangitis of left axilla
          • L03.123 Acute lymphangitis of right upper limb
          • L03.124 Acute lymphangitis of left upper limb
          • L03.125 Acute lymphangitis of right lower limb
          • L03.126 Acute lymphangitis of left lower limb
          • L03.129 Acute lymphangitis of unspecified part of lim...
      • L03.2 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face and...
        • L03.21 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of face
        • L03.22 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of neck
      • L03.3 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of trunk
        • L03.31 Cellulitis of trunk
        • L03.32 Acute lymphangitis of trunk
          • L03.321 Acute lymphangitis of abdominal wall
          • L03.322 Acute lymphangitis of back [any part except b...
          • L03.323 Acute lymphangitis of chest wall
          • L03.324 Acute lymphangitis of groin
          • L03.325 Acute lymphangitis of perineum
          • L03.326 Acute lymphangitis of umbilicus
          • L03.327 Acute lymphangitis of buttock
          • L03.329 …… unspecified
      • L03.8 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis of other si...
        • L03.81 Cellulitis of other sites
          • L03.811 Cellulitis of head [any part, except face]
          • L03.818 Cellulitis of other sites
        • L03.89 Acute lymphangitis of other sites
          • L03.891 Acute lymphangitis of head [any part, except ...
          • L03.898 Acute lymphangitis of other sites
      • L03.9 Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis, unspecifie...
        • L03.90 Cellulitis, unspecified
        • L03.91 Acute lymphangitis, unspecified
    L03.-
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The following code(s) above I89.1 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to I89.1:
  • I00-I99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
  • I89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89

    Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chylocele, tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) NOS (N50.89)
    • enlarged lymph nodes NOS (R59.-)
    • filarial chylocele (B74.-)
    • hereditary lymphedema (Q82.0)
    Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chronic lymphangitis
ICD-10-CM I89.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert I89.1 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to I89.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L03.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03.91

    Acute lymphangitis, unspecified

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    Type 1 Excludes
  • Type 2 Excludes: L03
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L03

    Cellulitis and acute lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cellulitis of anal and rectal region (K61.-)
    • cellulitis of external auditory canal (H60.1)
    • cellulitis of eyelid (H00.0)
    • cellulitis of female external genital organs (N76.4)
    • cellulitis of lacrimal apparatus (H04.3)
    • cellulitis of male external genital organs (N48.2, N49.-)
    • cellulitis of mouth (K12.2)
    • cellulitis of nose (J34.0)
    • eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells] (L98.3)
    • febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet] (L98.2)
    • lymphangitis (chronic) (subacute) (I89.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I89.1:
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) I96
    - see also Necrosis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I96

    Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous cellulitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)
    • lymphangitis I89.1
  • Lymphangitis I89.1
    • chronic I89.1 (any site)
    • subacute I89.1 (any site)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I89.1
I87.399 …… of unspecified lower extremity
I87.8 Other specified disorders of veins
I87.9 Disorder of vein, unspecified
I88 Nonspecific lymphadenitis
I88.0 Nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis
I88.1 Chronic lymphadenitis, except mesenteric
I88.8 Other nonspecific lymphadenitis
I88.9 Nonspecific lymphadenitis, unspecified
I89 Other noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
I89.0 Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified
I89.1 Lymphangitis
I89.8 Other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
I89.9 Noninfective disorder of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, unspecified
I95 Hypotension
I95.0 Idiopathic hypotension
I95.1 Orthostatic hypotension
I95.2 Hypotension due to drugs
I95.3 Hypotension of hemodialysis
I95.8 Other hypotension
I95.81 Postprocedural hypotension
I95.89 Other hypotension

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