Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 425.2
Obscure cardiomyopathy of Africa
  • Short description: Obsc afric cardiomyopath.
  • ICD-9-CM 425.2 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 425.2 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 425.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 425.2: 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Becker's disease
  • Idiopathic mural endomyocardial disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 425.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I42.8 Other cardiomyopathies
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 425.2:
  • Becker's
    • disease
      • idiopathic mural endomyocardial disease 425.2
      • myotonia congenita, recessive form 359.22
  • Cardiomyopathy (congestive) (constrictive) (familial) (infiltrative) (obstructive) (restrictive) (sporadic) 425.4
    • obscure of Africa 425.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Becker's
      • idiopathic mural endomyocardial disease 425.2
      • myotonia congenita, recessive form 359.22
    • endomyocardial, idiopathic mural 425.2
  • Endomyocardiopathy, South African 425.2
  • Myocardiopathy (congestive) (constrictive) (familial) (idiopathic) (infiltrative) (obstructive) (primary) (restrictive) (sporadic) 425.4
    • obscure (African) 425.2
  • South African cardiomyopathy syndrome 425.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • South African cardiomyopathy 425.2
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