Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 423.1
Adhesive pericarditis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 423.1 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 423.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adhesive pericarditis (inflammation of heart sac)
  • Pericarditis, adhesive
Applies To
  • Adherent pericardium
  • Fibrosis of pericardium
  • Milk spots
  • Pericarditis:
    • adhesive
    • obliterative
  • Soldiers' patches
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 423.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I31.0 Chronic adhesive pericarditis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 423.1:
  • Accretio cordis (nonrheumatic) 423.1
  • Adherent
    • pericardium (nonrheumatic) 423.1
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • pericardium (nonrheumatic) 423.1
  • Cardiosymphysis 423.1
  • Concretio cordis 423.1
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • pericardium 423.1
  • Milk
    • spots 423.1
  • Pericarditis (granular) (with decompensation) (with effusion) 423.9
    • adhesive or adherent (external) (internal) 423.1
      • acute - see Pericarditis, acute
      • rheumatic (external) (internal) 393
    • fibrous 423.1
    • obliterans, obliterating 423.1
    • plastic 423.1
  • Soldier's
    • patches 423.1
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