Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 747.11
Interruption of aortic arch
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Interrupt of aortic arch.
  • ICD-9-CM 747.11 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 747.11 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Interrupted aortic arch
Clinical Information
  • A rare congenital cardiovascular disorder characterized by the presence of a gap between the ascending and descending portions of the thoracic aorta. This disorder is often associated with ventricular septal defect, ductus arteriosus, or truncus arteriosus.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 747.11 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q25.2 Atresia of aorta
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 747.11:
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • aorta 747.22
      • with hypoplasia of ascending aorta and defective development of left ventricle (with mitral valve atresia) 746.7
      • arch 747.11
      • ring 747.21
    • aortic (orifice) (valve) 746.89
      • arch 747.11
  • Interruption
    • aortic arch 747.11
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