2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.234

Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration of heel and midfoot

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
  • I70.234 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Athscl native art of right leg w ulcer of heel and midfoot
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM I70.234 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I70.234 - other international versions of ICD-10 I70.234 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • I70.234 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration of plantar surface of midfoot
The following code(s) above I70.234 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 I70.234:
  • I00-I99
    2019 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
  • I70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70

    Atherosclerosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • arteriolosclerosis
    • arterial degeneration
    • arteriosclerosis
    • arteriosclerotic vascular disease
    • arteriovascular degeneration
    • atheroma
    • endarteritis deformans or obliterans
    • senile arteritis
    • senile endarteritis
    • vascular degeneration
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease (I25.1-)
    • arteriosclerotic heart disease (I25.1-)
    • atheroembolism (I75.-)
    • cerebral atherosclerosis (I67.2)
    • coronary atherosclerosis (I25.1-)
    • mesenteric atherosclerosis (K55.1)
    • precerebral atherosclerosis (I67.2)
    • primary pulmonary atherosclerosis (I27.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Atherosclerosis
  • I70.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.2

    Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mönckeberg's (medial) sclerosis
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code, if applicable, to identify chronic total occlusion of artery of extremity (I70.92)
    Atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities
  • I70.23
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.23

    Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify severity of ulcer (L97.-)
    Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel limited to skin layer
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel with bone necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel with fat layer exposure
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel with muscle necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel, bone necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel, muscle necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right heel, skin breakdown
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot limited to skin layer
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot with bone necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot with fat layer exposure
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot with muscle necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot, bone necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot, muscle necrosis
  • Atherosclerotic ischemic ulcer of right midfoot, skin breakdown
ICD-10-CM I70.234 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 299 Peripheral vascular disorders with mcc
  • 300 Peripheral vascular disorders with cc
  • 301 Peripheral vascular disorders without cc/mcc

Convert I70.234 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I70.234:
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (diffuse) (obliterans) (of) (senile) (with calcification) I70.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.90

    Unspecified atherosclerosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    • extremities (native arteries) I70.209
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.209

      Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, unspecified extremity

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
      • leg I70.209
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.209

        Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, unspecified extremity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
        • right I70.201
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.201

          Unspecified atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities, right leg

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
          • with
            • ulceration (and intermittent claudication and rest pain) I70.239
              ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.239

              Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration of unspecified site

                2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
              • heel I70.234
              • midfoot I70.234

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I70.234
I70.22 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities with rest pain
I70.221 …… right leg
I70.222 …… left leg
I70.223 …… bilateral legs
I70.228 …… other extremity
I70.229 …… unspecified extremity
I70.23 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of right leg with ulceration
I70.231 …… of thigh
I70.232 …… of calf
I70.233 …… of ankle
I70.234 …… of heel and midfoot
I70.235 …… of other part of foot
I70.238 …… of other part of lower right leg
I70.239 …… of unspecified site
I70.24 Atherosclerosis of native arteries of left leg with ulceration
I70.241 …… of thigh
I70.242 …… of calf
I70.243 …… of ankle
I70.244 …… of heel and midfoot
I70.245 …… of other part of foot
I70.248 …… of other part of lower left leg

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.