ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I42.9

Cardiomyopathy, unspecified

Diagnosis Code I42.9

ICD-10: I42.9
Short Description: Cardiomyopathy, unspecified
Long Description: Cardiomyopathy, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I42.9

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
      • Cardiomyopathy (I42)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I42.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Benign scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy with cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Cardiomyopathy due to neuromuscular disorder
  • Congestive heart failure due to cardiomyopathy
  • Familial cardiomyopathy
  • Heart disease co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
  • Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction due to cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral valve regurgitation due to cardiomyopathy
  • Pacing induced cardiomyopathy
  • Primary cardiomyopathy
  • Scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy
  • Severe scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy with cardiomyopathy
  • Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy
  • X-linked muscular dystrophy not predominantly limb girdle

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Cardiomyopathy

Also called: Dilated cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Myocardiopathy, Restrictive cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is the name for diseases of the heart muscle. These diseases enlarge your heart muscle or make it thicker and more rigid than normal. In rare cases, scar tissue replaces the muscle tissue.

Some people live long, healthy lives with cardiomyopathy. Some people don't even realize they have it. In others, however, it can make the heart less able to pump blood through the body. This can cause serious complications, including

  • Heart failure
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Heart valve problems
  • Sudden cardiac arrest

Heart attacks, high blood pressure, infections, and other diseases can all cause cardiomyopathy. Some types of cardiomyopathy run in families. In many people, however, the cause is unknown. Treatment might involve medicines, surgery, other medical procedures, and lifestyle changes.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Cardiomyopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electrocardiogram (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Medical Encyclopedia)


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