Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 790.4
Nonspecific elevation of levels of transaminase or lactic acid dehydrogenase (ldh)
  • Short description: ELEV TRANSAMINASE/LDH.
  • ICD-9-CM 790.4 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 790.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 790.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 790.4: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase) (SGPT) level raised
  • Elevated alanine aminotransferase (alt)
  • Elevated ALT measurement
  • Elevated levels of transaminase & lactic acid dehydrogenase
  • Elevated transaminase
  • Elevated transaminase measurement
  • Increased transaminase level
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 790.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R74.0 Nonspecific elevation of levels of transaminase and lactic acid dehydrogenase [LDH]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 790.4:
  • Elevation
    • lactic acid dehydrogenase (LDH) level 790.4
    • liver function test (LFT) 790.6
      • alkaline phosphatase 790.5
      • aminotransferase 790.4
      • bilirubin 782.4
      • hepatic enzyme NEC 790.5
      • lactate dehydrogenase 790.4
    • SGOT 790.4
    • SGPT 790.4
    • transaminase 790.4
  • Findings, abnormal, without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • lactic acid dehydrogenase (LDH) 790.4
    • SGOT 790.4
    • SGPT 790.4
    • transaminase (level) 790.4
  • Hypertransaminemia 790.4
  • Transaminasemia 790.4
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