Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 429.83
Takotsubo syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 429.83 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 429.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Takotsubo cardiomyopathy
  • TAKOTSUBO SYNDROME
Clinical Information
  • A rare disorder characterized by transient left ventricular wall systolic dysfunction, resulting in apical ballooning appearance, chest pain, and st segment elevation.
  • A transient left ventricular apical dysfunction or ballooning accompanied by electrocardiographic (ecg) t wave inversions. This abnormality is associated with high levels of catecholamines, either administered or endogenously secreted from a tumor or during extreme stress.
Applies To
  • Broken heart syndrome
  • Reversible left ventricular dysfunction following sudden emotional stress
  • Stress induced cardiomyopathy
  • Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 429.83 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I51.81 Takotsubo syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 429.83:
  • Apical ballooning syndrome 429.83
  • Broken
    • heart syndrome 429.83
  • Cardiomyopathy (congestive) (constrictive) (familial) (infiltrative) (obstructive) (restrictive) (sporadic) 425.4
    • takotsubo 429.83
    • stress induced 429.83
  • Dysfunction
    • ventricular 429.9
      • with congestive heart failure (see also Failure, heart) 428.0
      • due to
        • cardiomyopathy - see Cardiomyopathy
        • hypertension - see Hypertension, heart
      • left, reversible following sudden emotional stress 429.83
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • apical ballooning 429.83
    • broken heart 429.83
    • Takotsubo 429.83
    • transient left ventricular apical ballooning 429.83
  • Takotsubo syndrome 429.83
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