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What is the ICD 10 code for vascular disease?
Also, what is vascular disease?
Vascular disease is any abnormal condition of the blood vessels (arteries and veins). The body uses blood vessels to circulate blood through itself. Problems along this vast network can cause severe disability and death. Vascular diseases outside the heart can “present” themselves anywhere.
Furthermore, what is peripheral vascular disease unspecified? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a blood circulation disorder that causes the blood vessels outside of your heart and brain to narrow, block, or spasm. This can happen in your arteries or veins. PVD typically causes pain and fatigue, often in your legs, and especially during exercise.
Also question is, what is the ICD 10 code for PAD?
Peripheral Artery Disease (ICD-10 code I73. 9) is estimated to affect 12 to 20% of Americans age 65 and older with as many as 75% of that group being asymptomatic (Rogers et al, 2011). Of note, for the purposes of this clinical flyer the term peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is used synonymously with PAD.
What is the intermittent claudication?
Intermittent claudication (Latin: claudicatio intermittens), is a symptom that describes muscle pain on mild exertion (ache, cramp, numbness or sense of fatigue), classically in the calf muscle, which occurs during exercise, such as walking, and is relieved by a short period of rest.