Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 426.81
Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 426.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 426.81 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 426.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM I45.6 Pre-excitation syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Lown ganong levine syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a short pr interval and a normal qrs complex. In this syndrome, the atrial impulse conducts via the james fibers which connect the atrium to bundle of his bypassing the upper atrioventricular node. Heart ventricles are depolarized normally through the his-purkinje system
Applies To
  • Syndrome of short P-R interval, normal QRS complexes, and supraventricular tachycardias
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 426.81:
  • Lown (-Ganong)-Levine syndrome (short P-R interval, normal QRS complex, and paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia) 426.81
  • Short, shortening, shortness
    • P-R interval syndrome 426.81
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Lown (-Ganong)-Levine (short P-R internal, normal QRS complex, and supraventricular tachycardia) 426.81
    • short
      • bowel 579.3
      • P-R interval 426.81
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