2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85.10

Secondary esophageal varices without bleeding

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • I85.10 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I85.10 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I85.10 - other international versions of ICD-10 I85.10 may differ.
The following code(s) above I85.10 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 I85.10:
  • 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
  • I85
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85

    Esophageal varices

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    Esophageal varices
  • I85.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85.1

    Secondary esophageal varices

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Esophageal varices secondary to alcoholic liver disease
    • Esophageal varices secondary to cirrhosis of liver
    • Esophageal varices secondary to schistosomiasis
    • Esophageal varices secondary to toxic liver disease
    Code First
    • underlying disease
    Secondary esophageal varices
Approximate Synonyms
  • Esophageal varices associated with another disorder
  • Secondary varices of esophagus
ICD-10-CM I85.10 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert I85.10 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 I85.10:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I85.10
I83.9 Asymptomatic varicose veins of lower extremities
I83.90 Asymptomatic varicose veins of unspecified lower extremity
I83.91 Asymptomatic varicose veins of right lower extremity
I83.92 Asymptomatic varicose veins of left lower extremity
I83.93 Asymptomatic varicose veins of bilateral lower extremities
I85 Esophageal varices
I85.0 Esophageal varices
I85.00 …… without bleeding
I85.01 …… with bleeding
I85.1 Secondary esophageal varices
I85.10 …… without bleeding
I85.11 …… with bleeding
I86 Varicose veins of other sites
I86.0 Sublingual varices
I86.1 Scrotal varices
I86.2 Pelvic varices
I86.3 Vulval varices
I86.4 Gastric varices
I86.8 Varicose veins of other specified sites
I87 Other disorders of veins
I87.0 Postthrombotic syndrome

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