Nonrheumatic pulmonary valve disorders (I37)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • pulmonary valve disorder specified as congenital Q22.1 Q22.2 Q22.3
  • pulmonary valve disorder specified as rheumatic I09.89