2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I86.8

Varicose veins of other specified sites

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
  • I86.8 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 I86.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I86.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 I86.8 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • I86.8 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Varicose ulcer of nasal septum
The following code(s) above I86.8 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 I86.8:
  • 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
  • I86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I86

    Varicose veins of other sites

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • varicose veins of unspecified site (I83.9-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Varicose veins of other sites
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute venous aneurysm
  • Bleeding prostate varices
  • Bleeding varices of prostate
  • Chronic aneurysm of left internal jugular vein
  • Chronic aneurysm of right internal jugular vein
  • Chronic left internal jugular vein aneurysm
  • Chronic right internal jugular vein aneurysm
  • Varicose veins of nasal septum with ulcer
  • Varicose veins, nasal septum, with ulcer
  • Varicosity of left arm
  • Varicosity of left upper limb
  • Varicosity of right arm
  • Varicosity of right upper limb
ICD-10-CM I86.8 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 I86.8 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
Code annotations containing back-references to I86.8:
  • Type 2 Excludes: J34
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34

    Other and unspecified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • varicose ulcer of nasal septum (I86.8)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I86.8:
  • Aneurysm (anastomotic) (artery) (cirsoid) (diffuse) (false) (fusiform) (multiple) (saccular) I72.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I72.9

    Aneurysm of unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Caput
    • medusae I86.8
  • Dilatation
    • vein I86.8
    • venule NEC I86.8
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • intestine, intestinal K63.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.3

      Ulcer of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Primary ulcer of small intestine
      Type 1 Excludes
      • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
      • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
      • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
      • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
      • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
      • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
      • varicose I86.8
    • nose, nasal (passage) (infective) (septum) J34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.0

      Abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of nose

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cellulitis of nose
      • Necrosis of nose
      • Ulceration of nose
      • varicose I86.8 (bleeding)
    • varicose (lower limb, any part) - see also Varix, leg, with, ulcer
      • nasal septum I86.8
      • specified site NEC I86.8
  • Varicose
  • 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
    • orbit I86.8
    • nasal septum I86.8
    • pharynx I86.8
    • renal papilla I86.8
    • sigmoid colon I86.8
    • specified site NEC I86.8
    • spinal I86.8 (cord) (vessels)
    • spleen, splenic I86.8 (vein) (with phlebolith)
    • vagina I86.8
    • vocal cord I86.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I86.8
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
I87.00 Postthrombotic syndrome without complications
I87.001 …… of right lower extremity
I87.002 …… of left lower extremity
I87.003 …… of bilateral lower extremity
I87.009 …… of unspecified extremity
I87.01 Postthrombotic syndrome with ulcer
I87.011 …… of right lower extremity
I87.012 …… of left lower extremity

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