ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I31.3

Pericardial effusion (noninflammatory)

Diagnosis Code I31.3

ICD-10: I31.3
Short Description: Pericardial effusion (noninflammatory)
Long Description: Pericardial effusion (noninflammatory)
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I31.3


Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
      • Other diseases of pericardium (I31)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I31.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 314
  • OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC 315
  • OTHER CIRCULATORY SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC 316

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Synonyms
  • Chronic cholesterol pericardial effusion
  • Chronic effusive pericarditis
  • Chronic pericarditis
  • Chylopericardium
  • Congenital pericardial effusion
  • Fetal pericardial effusion
  • Malignant pericardial effusion
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericardial effusion - noninflammatory
  • Pericarditis secondary to chylopericardium
  • Pericarditis secondary to myxedema

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code I31.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Pericardial Disorders

The pericardium is a membrane, or sac, that surrounds your heart. It holds the heart in place and helps it work properly. Problems with the pericardium include

  • Pericarditis - an inflammation of the sac. It can be from a virus or other infection, a heart attack, heart surgery, other medical conditions, injuries, and certain medicines.
  • Pericardial effusion - the buildup of fluid in the sac
  • Cardiac tamponade - a serious problem in which buildup of fluid in the sac causes problems with the function of the heart

Symptoms of pericardial problems include chest pain, rapid heartbeat, and difficulty breathing. Fever is a common symptom of acute pericarditis. Your doctor may use a physical exam, imaging tests, and heart tests to make a diagnosis. Treatment depends on the cause.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Cardiac tamponade
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis - after heart attack
  • Pericarditis - constrictive


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