ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K76.6

Portal hypertension

Diagnosis Code K76.6

ICD-10: K76.6
Short Description: Portal hypertension
Long Description: Portal hypertension
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K76.6

Valid for Submission
The code K76.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of liver (K70-K77)
      • Other diseases of liver (K76)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K76.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 441 - DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH MCC
  • 442 - DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH CC
  • 443 - DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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  • 572.3 - Portal hypertension

Synonyms
  • Associated pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Portal hypertension
  • Portal hypertension
  • Portal hypertension due to cystic fibrosis
  • Portopulmonary hypertension
  • Venous hypertension
  • Venous hypertension

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K76.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


    Information for Patients


    High Blood Pressure

    Also called: Benign essential hypertension, Essential hypertension, HBP, HTN, Hypertension

    Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood pressure is highest when your heart beats, pumping the blood. This is called systolic pressure. When your heart is at rest, between beats, your blood pressure falls. This is called diastolic pressure.

    Your blood pressure reading uses these two numbers. Usually the systolic number comes before or above the diastolic number. A reading of

    • 119/79 or lower is normal blood pressure
    • 140/90 or higher is high blood pressure
    • Between 120 and 139 for the top number, or between 80 and 89 for the bottom number is called prehypertension. Prehypertension means you may end up with high blood pressure, unless you take steps to prevent it.

    High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure.

    You can control high blood pressure through healthy lifestyle habits such as exercise and the DASH diet and taking medicines, if needed.

    NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    • ACE inhibitors
    • Blood pressure measurement
    • Blood pressure monitors for home
    • Controlling your high blood pressure
    • Drug-induced hypertension
    • High blood pressure
    • High blood pressure and eye disease
    • High blood pressure medications
    • Hypertensive heart disease
    • Low-salt diet
    • Malignant hypertension
    • Renovascular hypertension
    • Talk with Your Health Care Provider about High Blood Pressure (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)


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    Liver Diseases

    Also called: Hepatic disease

    Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons.

    There are many kinds of liver diseases. Viruses cause some of them, like hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Others can be the result of drugs, poisons or drinking too much alcohol. If the liver forms scar tissue because of an illness, it's called cirrhosis. Jaundice, or yellowing of the skin, can be one sign of liver disease.

    Cancer can affect the liver. You could also inherit a liver disease such as hemochromatosis.

    Tests such as imaging tests and liver function tests can check for liver damage and help to diagnose liver diseases.

    • Alcoholic liver disease
    • ALP isoenzyme test
    • Ascites
    • Diet - liver disease
    • Fatty liver -- nonalcoholic
    • Hepatic encephalopathy
    • Hepatomegaly
    • Liver disease
    • Liver scan


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