Rheumatic tricuspid valve diseases (I07)

Clinical Information for Rheumatic tricuspid valve diseases (I07)

Tricuspid Valve Stenosis - The pathologic narrowing of the orifice of the TRICUSPID VALVE. This hinders the emptying of RIGHT ATRIUM leading to elevated right atrial pressure and systemic venous congestion. Tricuspid valve stenosis is almost always due to RHEUMATIC FEVER.

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

  • rheumatic tricuspid valve diseases specified as rheumatic or unspecified

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.

  • tricuspid valve disease specified as nonrheumatic I36
  • tricuspid valve disease with aortic and/or mitral valve involvement I08