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2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 746.7
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
- Short description: Hypoplas left heart synd.
- ICD-9-CM 746.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 746.7.
- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 746.7: 2014.
- A condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (heart atrium; heart ventricle), the aorta, the aortic valve, and the mitral valve. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when ductus arteriosus closes.
- A rare congenital cardiovascular disorder characterized by severe underdevelopment of the left side of the heart. Signs and symptoms include tachypnea, cyanosis, dyspnea, and lethargy.
- HYPOPLASTIC LEFT HEART SYNDROME
- Atresia, or marked hypoplasia, of aortic orifice or valve, with hypoplasia of ascending aorta and defective development of left ventricle (with mitral valve atresia)
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ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 746.7:
- Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
- aorta 747.22
- mitral valve 746.89
- with atresia or hypoplasia of aortic orifice or valve, with hypoplasia of ascending aorta and defective development of left ventricle 746.7
- Defect, defective 759.9
- Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
- arch (tubular) 747.10
- orifice or valve with hypoplasia of ascending aorta and defective development of left ventricle (with mitral valve atresia) 746.7
- Syndrome - see also Disease
- hypoplastic left heart 746.7
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