Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.51
Precordial pain
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 786.51 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 786.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chest pain, precordial
  • Chest pain, sternal
  • Pain of sternum
  • Precordial (chest) pain
  • Precordial chest pain
  • Sternal chest pain
  • Sternal pain
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R07.2 Precordial pain
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.51:
  • Cardialgia (see also Pain, precordial) 786.51
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • anginoid (see also Pain, precordial) 786.51
    • heart (see also Pain, precordial) 786.51
    • over heart (see also Pain, precordial) 786.51
    • pericardial (see also Pain, precordial) 786.51
    • precordial (region) 786.51
    • retrosternal 786.51
    • substernal 786.51
  • Precordial pain 786.51
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 786.51 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.