Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 745.0
Common truncus
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 745.0 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 745.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Common truncus arteriosus
Applies To
  • Absent septum between aorta and pulmonary artery
  • Communication (abnormal) between aorta and pulmonary artery
  • Aortic septal defect
  • Common aortopulmonary trunk
  • Persistent truncus arteriosus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 745.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q20.0 Common arterial trunk
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 745.0:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • septum (congenital) - see also Imperfect, closure, septum
      • atrial 745.69
      • between aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
      • ventricular 745.3
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • septum
      • atrial 745.69
      • between aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
      • ventricular 745.3
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • aorticopulmonary septum 745.0
    • bulbar septum 745.0
  • Common
    • aortopulmonary trunk 745.0
    • truncus (arteriosus) 745.0
  • Communication
    • abnormal - see also Fistula
      • between
        • base of aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
        • left ventricle and right atrium 745.4
        • pericardial sac and pleural sac 748.8
        • pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein 747.39
      • congenital, between uterus and
  • Defect, defective 759.9
    • aorticopulmonary septum 745.0
    • aortic septal 745.0
    • bulbar septum 745.0
  • Fenestration, fenestrated - see also Imperfect, closure
    • aorta-pulmonary 745.0
    • aorticopulmonary 745.0
    • aortopulmonary 745.0
  • Fusion, fused (congenital)
    • aorta and pulmonary artery 745.0
  • Imperfect
  • Persistence, persistent (congenital) 759.89
    • truncus arteriosus or communis 745.0
  • Truncus
    • arteriosus (persistent) 745.0
    • common 745.0
    • communis 745.0
  • Window - see also Imperfect, closure aorticopulmonary 745.0
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