- Chapter 11
- Section 640-649
- Code 642.00
ICD-9-CM Code 642.00
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Long ICD9 Description: Benign essential hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium, unspecified as to episode of care or not applicable
Short ICD9 Description: Essen hyperten preg-unsp
642.0 - Benign essential hypertension complicating pregnancy childbirth and the puerperium