ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I45.81

Long QT syndrome

Diagnosis Code I45.81

ICD-10: I45.81
Short Description: Long QT syndrome
Long Description: Long QT syndrome
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I45.81

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
      • Other conduction disorders (I45)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I45.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITH MCC 308
  • CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITH CC 309
  • CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA AND CONDUCTION DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC 310

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Synonyms
  • Acquired long QT syndrome
  • Andersen Tawil syndrome
  • Cardiac arrhythmia associated with genetic disorder
  • Cardiac arrhythmia associated with genetic disorder
  • Congenital anomaly of ear with impairment of hearing
  • Congenital conduction defect
  • Congenital hearing disorder
  • Congenital long QT syndrome
  • Congenital long QT syndrome
  • Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Long QT syndrome
  • Long QT syndrome with genetic marker
  • Long QT syndrome with genetic marker
  • Prolonged QT interval
  • Romano-Ward syndrome

Information for Patients


Arrhythmia

Also called: Irregular heartbeat

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia. When the heart beats too slowly, it is called bradycardia. The most common type of arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and fast heart beat.

Many factors can affect your heart's rhythm, such as having had a heart attack, smoking, congenital heart defects, and stress. Some substances or medicines may also cause arrhythmias.

Symptoms of arrhythmias include

  • Fast or slow heart beat
  • Skipping beats
  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

Your doctor can run tests to find out if you have an arrhythmia. Treatment to restore a normal heart rhythm may include medicines, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker, or sometimes surgery.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation or flutter
  • Cardiac ablation procedures
  • Ectopic heartbeat
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Exercise stress test
  • Heart palpitations
  • Holter monitor (24h)
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome


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Romano-Ward syndrome Romano-Ward syndrome is a condition that causes a disruption of the heart's normal rhythm (arrhythmia). This disorder is a form of long QT syndrome, which is a heart condition that causes the heart (cardiac) muscle to take longer than usual to recharge between beats. The irregular heartbeats can lead to fainting (syncope) or cardiac arrest and sudden death.
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Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome is a condition that causes profound hearing loss from birth and a disruption of the heart's normal rhythm (arrhythmia). This disorder is a form of long QT syndrome, which is a heart condition that causes the heart (cardiac) muscle to take longer than usual to recharge between beats. Beginning in early childhood, the irregular heartbeats increase the risk of fainting (syncope) and sudden death.
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