2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.028

Varicose veins of left lower extremity with ulcer other part of lower leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
  • I83.028 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Varicose veins of l low extrem w ulcer oth part of lower leg
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I83.028 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I83.028 - other international versions of ICD-10 I83.028 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • I83.028 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
The following code(s) above I83.028 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 I83.028:
  • I00-I99
    2020 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
  • I83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83

    Varicose veins of lower extremities

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • varicose veins complicating pregnancy (O22.0-)
    • varicose veins complicating the puerperium (O87.4)
    Varicose veins of lower extremities
  • I83.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.0

    Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify severity of ulcer (L97.-)
    Varicose veins of lower extremities with ulcer
Approximate Synonyms
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg limited to skin layer
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with fat layer exposure
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg with muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, bone necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, muscle necrosis
  • Varicose ulcer of left lower leg, skin breakdown
ICD-10-CM I83.028 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 299 Peripheral vascular disorders with mcc
  • 300 Peripheral vascular disorders with cc
  • 301 Peripheral vascular disorders without cc/mcc

Convert I83.028 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I83.028:
  • Varix (lower limb) I83.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.90

    Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
    Applicable To
    • Varicose veins NOS
    • leg (asymptomatic) I83.90
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.90

      Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
      Applicable To
      • Varicose veins NOS
      • left (asymptomatic) I83.92
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.92

        Asymptomatic varicose veins of left lower extremity

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
        • with
          • ulcer I83.029
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I83.029

            Varicose veins of left lower extremity with ulcer of unspecified site

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I83.028
I83.014 …… of heel and midfoot
I83.015 …… other part of foot
I83.018 …… other part of lower leg
I83.019 …… of unspecified site
I83.02 Varicose veins of left lower extremity with ulcer
I83.021 …… of thigh
I83.022 …… of calf
I83.023 …… of ankle
I83.024 …… of heel and midfoot
I83.025 …… other part of foot
I83.028 …… other part of lower leg
I83.029 …… of unspecified site
I83.1 Varicose veins of lower extremities with inflammation
I83.10 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with inflammation
I83.11 Varicose veins of right lower extremity with inflammation
I83.12 Varicose veins of left lower extremity with inflammation
I83.2 Varicose veins of lower extremities with both ulcer and inflammation
I83.20 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer and inflammation
I83.201 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of thigh and inflammation
I83.202 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of calf and inflammation
I83.203 Varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity with both ulcer of ankle and inflammation

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