Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 415.1
Pulmonary embolism and infarction
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 415.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Localized necrosis of lung tissue caused by obstruction of the arterial blood supply, most often due to pulmonary embolism
  • The closure of the pulmonary artery or one of its branches by an embolus, sometimes associated with infarction of the lung
415.1 Excludes
  • chronic pulmonary embolism (416.2)
  • personal history of pulmonary embolism (V12.55)
  • that complicating:
Applies To
  • Pulmonary (artery) (vein):
    • apoplexy
    • embolism
    • infarction (hemorrhagic)
    • thrombosis
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