Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 442.81
Aneurysm of artery of neck
  • Short description: Aneurysm of neck.
  • ICD-9-CM 442.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 442.81 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 442.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 442.81: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 442.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I72.0 Aneurysm of carotid artery
Approximate Synonyms
  • Aneurysm of common carotid artery
  • Aneurysm of external carotid artery
  • Aneurysm of extracranial portion of internal carotid artery
  • Aneurysm, common carotid artery
  • Aneurysm, external carotid artery
  • Aneurysm, internal carotid artery, extracranial
  • Aneurysm, internal carotid artery, extracranial portion
  • Aneurysm, neck artery
  • Neck artery aneurysm
442.81 Excludes
  • internal carotid artery, intracranial portion (437.3)
Applies To
  • Aneurysm of carotid artery (common) (external) (internal, extracranial portion)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 442.81:
  • Aneurysm (anastomotic) (artery) (cirsoid) (diffuse) (false) (fusiform) (multiple) (ruptured) (saccular) (varicose) 442.9
    • carotid artery (common) (external) 442.81
      • internal (intracranial portion) 437.3
        • extracranial portion 442.81
        • ruptured into brain (see also Hemorrhage, subarachnoid) 430
      • syphilitic 093.89
    • neck 442.81
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