Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 642.3
Transient hypertension of pregnancy
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 642.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Hypertension that develops as a result of pregnancy and regresses post partum. It is hypertension without proteinuria or pathological edema.
Applies To
  • Gestational hypertension
  • Transient hypertension, so described, in pregnancy, childbirth, or the puerperium
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