Other congenital malformations of circulatory system (Q28)

Clinical Information for Other congenital malformations of circulatory system (Q28)

Tetralogy of Fallot - A combination of congenital heart defects consisting of four key features including VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS; PULMONARY STENOSIS; RIGHT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY; and a dextro-positioned AORTA. In this condition, blood from both ventricles (oxygen-rich and oxygen-poor) is pumped into the body often causing CYANOSIS.

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.

  • congenital aneurysm NOS Q27.8
  • congenital coronary aneurysm Q24.5
  • ruptured cerebral arteriovenous malformation I60.8
  • ruptured malformation of precerebral vessels I72.0

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • congenital peripheral aneurysm Q27.8
  • congenital pulmonary aneurysm Q25.79
  • congenital retinal aneurysm Q14.1