Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 423.8
Other specified diseases of pericardium
  • Short description: Pericardial disease NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 423.8 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 423.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 423.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 423.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Calcification of pericardium
  • Fistula of pericardium
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 423.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I31.8 Other specified diseases of pericardium
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 423.8:
  • Calcification
    • pericardium (see also Pericarditis) 423.8
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • pericardial (congenital) 746.89
      • acquired (secondary) 423.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • pericardium 423.9
      • specified type NEC 423.8
  • Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum (acute) (multiple) (perforated) (ruptured) 562.10
    • pericardium (congenital) (cyst) 746.89
      • acquired (true) 423.8
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • pericardium (pleura) (sac) (see also Pericarditis) 423.8
    • pleuropericardial 423.8
  • Mediastinopericarditis (see also Pericarditis) 423.9
    • chronic 423.8
  • Pericarditis (granular) (with decompensation) (with effusion) 423.9
    • cholesterol (chronic) 423.8
    • chronic (nonrheumatic) 423.8
    • neoplastic (chronic) 423.8
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