ICD-10-CM Code I77.70

Dissection of unspecified artery

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

I77.70 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of dissection of unspecified artery. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code I77.70 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arterial dissection and lentiginosis syndrome or dissection of artery or dissection of transplant artery or familial generalized lentiginosis.

ICD-10:I77.70
Short Description:Dissection of unspecified artery
Long Description:Dissection of unspecified artery

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code I77.70 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Arterial dissection and lentiginosis syndrome
  • Dissection of artery
  • Dissection of transplant artery
  • Familial generalized lentiginosis

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code I77.70 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 299 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 300 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 301 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

Replacement Code

I7770 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • I77.79 - Dissection of other artery
  • I77.79 - Dissection of other specified artery

Convert I77.70 to ICD-9

  • 443.29 - Dissection artery NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other disorders of arteries and arterioles (I77)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020