Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 785.3
Other abnormal heart sounds
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Abnorm heart sounds NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 785.3 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 785.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Cardiac dullness, increased or decreased
  • Friction fremitus, cardiac
  • Precordial friction
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 785.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R01.2 Other cardiac sounds
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 785.3:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • heart
      • rate
        • fetus, affecting liveborn infant
        • intrauterine
        • newborn
      • shadow 793.2
      • sounds NEC 785.3
  • Dullness
    • cardiac (decreased) (increased) 785.3
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • heart
  • Fremitus, friction, cardiac 785.3
  • Friction
    • fremitus, cardiac 785.3
    • precordial 785.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 785.3 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.