Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 427.2
Paroxysmal tachycardia, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Parox tachycardia NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 427.2 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 427.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Paroxysmal tachycardia
  • Tachycardia, paroxysmal
Clinical Information
  • Abnormally rapid heartbeats with sudden onset and cessation.
Applies To
  • Bouveret-Hoffmann syndrome
  • Paroxysmal tachycardia:
    • NOS
    • essential
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 427.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I47.9 Paroxysmal tachycardia, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 427.2:
  • Bouveret (-Hoffmann) disease or syndrome (paroxysmal tachycardia) 427.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Bouveret (-Hoffmann) (paroxysmal tachycardia) 427.2
  • Hoffmann-Bouveret syndrome (paroxysmal tachycardia) 427.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Bouveret (-Hoffmann) (paroxysmal tachycardia) 427.2
    • Hoffmann-Bouveret (paroxysmal tachycardia) 427.2
  • Tachycardia 785.0
    • nonsustained 427.2
    • sustained 427.2
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