Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 391.0
Acute rheumatic pericarditis
  • Short description: ACUTE RHEUMATIC PERICARD.
  • ICD-9-CM 391.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 391.0 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 391.0.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 391.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I01.0 Acute rheumatic pericarditis
391.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Rheumatic:
    • fever (active) (acute) with pericarditis
    • pericarditis (acute)
  • Any condition classifiable to 390 with pericarditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 391.0:
  • Fever 780.60
    • rheumatic (active) (acute) (chronic) (subacute) 390
  • Pericarditis (granular) (with decompensation) (with effusion) 423.9
    • with
      • rheumatic fever (conditions classifiable to 390)
        • active (see also Pericarditis, rheumatic) 391.0
        • inactive or quiescent 393
    • rheumatic (active) (acute) (with effusion) (with pneumonia) 391.0
      • with chorea (acute) (rheumatic) (Sydenham's) 392.0
      • chronic or inactive (with chorea) 393
  • Rheumatism, rheumatic (acute NEC) 729.0
    • pericarditis (active) (acute) (with effusion) (with pneumonia) 391.0
      • with chorea (acute) (rheumatic) (Sydenham's) 392.0
      • chronic or inactive 393
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