Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 391
Rheumatic fever with heart involvement
  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 391 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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391 Excludes
  • chronic heart diseases of rheumatic origin (393-398.99) unless rheumatic fever is also present or there is evidence of recrudescence or activity of the rheumatic process
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