Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q82.0

Hereditary lymphedema

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt

  • Q82.0 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 Q82.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 Q82.0 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 congenital condition that results in swelling in the arms or legs, and can occur during adolescence or adulthood. Loss of motion and pain may also accompany the swelling. Protein-rich lymphatic fluid accumulates in tissues, engorging and enlarging vessels and often causing visible swelling, tenderness, and pain. Left untreated, the affected tissues may continue to swell, and can become hardened or fibrotic and susceptible to infection.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Hereditary edema of leg
  • Hereditary edema of legs
  • Hereditary lymphedema type I
  • Meige syndrome
  • Primary congenital lymphedema
Present On Admission
  • Q82.0 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q82.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM Q82.0 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM Q82.0: