2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.61

Acute embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of upper extremity

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • I82.61 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Acute embolism and thrombosis of superfic veins of up extrem
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM I82.61 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I82.61 - other international versions of ICD-10 I82.61 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Acute embolism and thrombosis of antecubital vein
  • Acute embolism and thrombosis of basilic vein
  • Acute embolism and thrombosis of cephalic vein
The following code(s) above I82.61 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 I82.61:
  • 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
  • I82
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82

    Other venous embolism and thrombosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • venous embolism and thrombosis complicating:
    • abortion, ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.7)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O22.-, O87.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • venous embolism and thrombosis (of):
    • cerebral (I63.6, I67.6)
    • coronary (I21-I25)
    • intracranial and intraspinal, septic or NOS (G08)
    • intracranial, nonpyogenic (I67.6)
    • intraspinal, nonpyogenic (G95.1)
    • mesenteric (K55.0-)
    • portal (I81)
    • pulmonary (I26.-)
    Other venous embolism and thrombosis
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I82.61:
  • Embolism (multiple) (paradoxical) I74.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I74.9

    Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified artery

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • vein (acute) I82.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.90

      Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified vein

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Embolism of vein NOS
      • Thrombosis (vein) NOS
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (bland) (multiple) (progressive) (silent) (vessel) I82.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.90

    Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified vein

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Embolism of vein NOS
    • Thrombosis (vein) NOS
    • vein (acute) I82.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.90

      Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified vein

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Embolism of vein NOS
      • Thrombosis (vein) NOS

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I82.61
I82.5Z1 Chronic embolism and thrombosis of unspecified deep veins of right distal lower extremity
I82.5Z2 Chronic embolism and thrombosis of unspecified deep veins of left distal lower extremity
I82.5Z3 …… bilateral
I82.5Z9 Chronic embolism and thrombosis of unspecified deep veins of unspecified distal lower extremity
I82.6 Acute embolism and thrombosis of veins of upper extremity
I82.60 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified veins of upper extremity
I82.601 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified veins of right upper extremity
I82.602 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified veins of left upper extremity
I82.603 …… bilateral
I82.609 Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified veins of unspecified upper extremity
I82.61 Acute embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of upper extremity
I82.611 Acute embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of right upper extremity
I82.612 Acute embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of left upper extremity
I82.613 …… bilateral
I82.619 Acute embolism and thrombosis of superficial veins of unspecified upper extremity
I82.62 Acute embolism and thrombosis of deep veins of upper extremity
I82.621 Acute embolism and thrombosis of deep veins of right upper extremity
I82.622 Acute embolism and thrombosis of deep veins of left upper extremity
I82.623 …… bilateral
I82.629 Acute embolism and thrombosis of deep veins of unspecified upper extremity
I82.7 Chronic embolism and thrombosis of veins of upper extremity

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