Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 745.6
Endocardial cushion defects
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  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 745.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A spectrum of septal defects involving the atrial septum; ventricular septum; and the atrioventricular valves (tricuspid valve; bicuspid valve). These defects are due to incomplete growth and fusion of the endocardial cushions which are important in the formation of two atrioventricular canals, site of future atrioventricular valves.
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