2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.2

Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
  • I97.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM I97.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I97.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 I97.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • I97.2 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Elephantiasis due to mastectomy
  • Obliteration of lymphatic vessels
The following code(s) above I97.2 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 I97.2:
  • 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
  • I97
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of circulatory system, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of bilateral upper limbs
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of both arms
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of left arm
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of left upper limb
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of right arm
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome of right upper limb
ICD-10-CM I97.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 600 Non-malignant breast disorders with cc/mcc
  • 601 Non-malignant breast disorders without cc/mcc

Convert I97.2 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to I97.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: I89.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

    Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
    • Lymphangiectasis
    • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
    • Praecox lymphedema
    • Secondary lymphedema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I97.2:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • circulatory system I99.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I99.8

      Other disorder of circulatory system

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • postprocedural I97.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89

        Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • lymphedema after mastectomy I97.2
    • surgical procedure (on) T81.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.9

      Unspecified complication of procedure

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • elephantiasis or lymphedema I97.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89

        Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • postmastectomy I97.2
      • lymphedema I97.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89

        Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • postmastectomy I97.2
      • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome I97.2
  • Edema, edematous (infectious) (pitting) (toxic) R60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R60.9

    Edema, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fluid retention NOS
    • lymphatic I89.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

      Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Lymphangiectasis
      • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
      • Praecox lymphedema
      • Secondary lymphedema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)
      • due to mastectomy I97.2
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) I89.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

    Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
    • Lymphangiectasis
    • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
    • Praecox lymphedema
    • Secondary lymphedema
    Type 1 Excludes
    • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)
    • due to
      • mastectomy I97.2
    • lymphatic vessel I89.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

      Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Lymphangiectasis
      • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
      • Praecox lymphedema
      • Secondary lymphedema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)
      • due to mastectomy I97.2
    • surgical I97.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89

      Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • postmastectomy I97.2
  • Lymphedema (acquired) - see also Elephantiasis
    • surgical NEC I97.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I97.89

      Other postprocedural complications and disorders of the circulatory system, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • postmastectomy I97.2 (syndrome)
    • postmastectomy I97.2
  • Obliteration
    • lymphatic vessel I89.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.0

      Lymphedema, not elsewhere classified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Lymphangiectasis
      • Obliteration, lymphatic vessel
      • Praecox lymphedema
      • Secondary lymphedema
      Type 1 Excludes
      • postmastectomy lymphedema (I97.2)
      • due to mastectomy I97.2
  • Postmastectomy lymphedema I97.2 (syndrome)
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • postmastectomy lymphedema I97.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I97.2
I97.111 …… following other surgery
I97.12 Postprocedural cardiac arrest
I97.120 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.121 …… following other surgery
I97.13 Postprocedural heart failure
I97.130 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.131 …… following other surgery
I97.19 Other postprocedural cardiac functional disturbances
I97.190 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.191 …… following other surgery
I97.2 Postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome
I97.3 Postprocedural hypertension
I97.4 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating a procedure
I97.41 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating a circulatory system procedure
I97.410 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating a cardiac catheterization
I97.411 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating a cardiac bypass
I97.418 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating other circulatory system procedure
I97.42 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a circulatory system organ or structure complicating other procedure
I97.5 Accidental puncture and laceration of a circulatory system organ or structure during a procedure
I97.51 Accidental puncture and laceration of a circulatory system organ or structure during a circulatory system procedure
I97.52 Accidental puncture and laceration of a circulatory system organ or structure during other procedure

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