Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 441.01
Dissection of aorta, thoracic
  • Short description: Dsct of thoracic aorta.
  • ICD-9-CM 441.01 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 441.01 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 441.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 441.01: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, chronic
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, stanford type
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, Stanford type A
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, Stanford type B
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, type 1
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, type 2
  • Dissecting aneurysm of thoracic aorta, type 3
  • Dissection of thoracic aorta
  • Distal aortic dissection
  • Proximal aortic dissection
  • Type I dissection of thoracic aorta
  • Type II dissection of thoracic aorta
  • Type III dissection of thoracic aorta
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 441.01 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I71.01 Dissection of thoracic aorta
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 441.01:
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