ICD-10-CM Code I71.9
Aortic aneurysm of unspecified site, without rupture
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
I71.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of aortic aneurysm of unspecified site, without rupture. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I71 is used to code Aortic aneurysm
An aortic aneurysm is enlargement (dilation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5 times normal size. They usually cause no symptoms except when ruptured. Occasionally there may be abdominal, back or leg pain.
|ICD 9 Code:||441|
CT reconstruction image of an abdominal aortic aneurysm
Coding Notes for I71.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Aneurysm of aorta
- Dilatation of aorta
- Hyaline necrosis of aorta
- DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #299-301 - Peripheral vascular disorders without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Aortico-left ventricular tunnel with extracardiac aneurysm of aortic wall (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I71.9 - Aortic aneurysm of unspecified site, without rupture'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code I71.9 and a single ICD9 code, 441.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.