- Chapter 11
- Section 640-649
- Code 642.70
ICD-9-CM Code 642.70
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Long ICD9 Description: Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia superimposed on pre-existing hypertension, unspecified as to episode of care or not applicable
Short ICD9 Description: Tox w old hyperten-unsp
642.7 - Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia superimposed on pre-existing hypertension