Atheroembolism I75- >

Includes
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  • atherothrombotic microembolism
  • cholesterol embolism
Clinical Information
  • Blocking of a blood vessel by cholesterol-rich atheromatous deposits, generally occurring in the flow from a large artery to small arterial branches. It is also called arterial-arterial embolization or atheroembolism which may be spontaneous or iatrogenic. Patients with spontaneous atheroembolism often have painful, cyanotic digits of acute onset.
Codes
  • I75 Atheroembolism
    • I75.0 Atheroembolism of extremities
      • I75.01 Atheroembolism of upper extremity
        • I75.011 Atheroembolism of right upper extremity
        • I75.012 Atheroembolism of left upper extremity
        • I75.013 Atheroembolism of bilateral upper extremities
        • I75.019 Atheroembolism of unspecified upper extremity
      • I75.02 Atheroembolism of lower extremity
        • I75.021 Atheroembolism of right lower extremity
        • I75.022 Atheroembolism of left lower extremity
        • I75.023 Atheroembolism of bilateral lower extremities
        • I75.029 Atheroembolism of unspecified lower extremity
    • I75.8 Atheroembolism of other sites
      • I75.81 Atheroembolism of kidney
      • I75.89 Atheroembolism of other site