Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 425.1
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 425.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic obstructive
  • Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which the myocardium is hypertrophied without an obvious cause. The hypertrophy is generally asymmetric and may be associated with obstruction of the ventricular outflow tract
  • A form of cardiac muscle disease, characterized by left and/or right ventricular hypertrophy (hypertrophy, left ventricular; hypertrophy, right ventricular), frequent asymmetrical involvement of the heart septum, and normal or reduced left ventricular volume. Risk factors include hypertension; aortic stenosis; and gene mutation; (familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
  • Myocardial disease characterized by hypertrophy, involving mainly the interventricular septum, interfering with left ventricular emptying
425.1 Excludes
  • ventricular hypertrophy (429.3)
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