Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term tortuous 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".

  • Tortuous
    • aortic arch - Q25.46 Tortuous aortic arch
    • artery - I77.1 Stricture of artery
    • organ or site, congenital NEC - See: Distortion;
    • retinal vessel, congenital - Q14.1 Congenital malformation of retina
    • ureter - N13.8 Other obstructive and reflux uropathy
    • urethra - N36.8 Other specified disorders of urethra
    • vein - See: Varix;

Clinical Terms

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

Arteries: The vessels carrying blood away from the heart.

Ureter: One of a pair of thick-walled tubes that transports urine from the KIDNEY PELVIS to the URINARY BLADDER.

Urethra: A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.

Veins: The vessels carrying blood away from the CAPILLARY BEDS.