Saddle

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term saddle to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Saddle
    • back - See: Lordosis;
    • embolus
      • abdominal aorta - I74.01 Saddle embolus of abdominal aorta
      • pulmonary artery - I26.92 Saddle embolus of pulmonary artery without acute cor pulmonale
        • with acute cor pulmonale - I26.02 Saddle embolus of pulmonary artery with acute cor pulmonale
    • injury - code to condition
    • nose - M95.0 Acquired deformity of nose
      • due to syphilis - A50.57 Syphilitic saddle nose

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to saddle within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Aorta, Abdominal: The aorta from the DIAPHRAGM to the bifurcation into the right and left common iliac arteries.

Back: The rear surface of an upright primate from the shoulders to the hip, or the dorsal surface of tetrapods.

Nose: A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.

Pulmonary Artery: The short wide vessel arising from the conus arteriosus of the right ventricle and conveying unaerated blood to the lungs.