Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 426.81
Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Lown-ganong-levine synd.
  • ICD-9-CM 426.81 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 426.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Lown ganong levine syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a short pr interval and a normal qrs complex. In this syndrome, the atrial impulse conducts via the james fibers which connect the atrium to bundle of his bypassing the upper atrioventricular node. Heart ventricles are depolarized normally through the his-purkinje system.
Applies To
  • Syndrome of short P-R interval, normal QRS complexes, and supraventricular tachycardias
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 426.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I45.6 Pre-excitation syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 426.81:
  • Lown (-Ganong)-Levine syndrome (short P-R interval, normal QRS complex, and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia) 426.81
  • Short, shortening, shortness
    • P-R interval syndrome 426.81
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Lown (-Ganong)-Levine (short P-R internal, normal QRS complex, and supraventricular tachycardia) 426.81
    • short
      • bowel 579.3
      • P-R interval 426.81
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