Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 444.1
Embolism and thrombosis of thoracic aorta
  • Short description: Thoracic aortic embolism.
  • ICD-9-CM 444.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 444.1 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 444.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I74.11 Embolism and thrombosis of thoracic aorta
Applies To
  • Embolism or thrombosis of aorta (thoracic)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 444.1:
  • Embolism 444.9
    • aorta, aortic 444.1
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
    • aorta, aortic 444.1
      • abdominal 444.0
      • bifurcation 444.0
      • saddle 444.0
      • terminal 444.0
      • thoracic 444.1
      • valve - see Endocarditis, aortic
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