Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 417.9
Unspecified disease of pulmonary circulation
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Pulmon circulat dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 417.9 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 417.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 417.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I28.9 Disease of pulmonary vessels, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 417.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • pulmonary - see also Disease, lung
      • amyloid 277.39 [517.8]
      • artery 417.9
      • circulation, circulatory 417.9
      • diffuse obstructive (chronic) 496
        • with
          • acute bronchitis 491.22
          • asthma (chronic) (obstructive) 493.2
          • exacerbation NEC (acute) 491.21
      • heart (chronic) 416.9
      • hypertensive (vascular) 416.0
      • obstructive diffuse (chronic) 496
      • valve (see also Endocarditis, pulmonary) 424.3
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