Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 327.22
High altitude periodic breathing
  • Short description: High altitude breathing.
  • ICD-9-CM 327.22 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 327.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 327.22.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 327.22: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Central sleep apnea due to high altitude
  • Central sleep apnea, high-altitude periodic breath
  • Central sleep apnea, high-altitude periodic breathing
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 327.22 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G47.32 High altitude periodic breathing
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 327.22:
  • Breathing
    • periodic 786.09
      • high altitude 327.22
  • Respiration
    • periodic 786.09
      • high altitude 327.22
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