ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I77.70

Dissection of unspecified artery

Diagnosis Code I77.70

ICD-10: I77.70
Short Description: Dissection of unspecified artery
Long Description: Dissection of unspecified artery
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I77.70

Valid for Submission
The code I77.70 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of arteries, arterioles and capillaries (I70-I79)
      • Other disorders of arteries and arterioles (I77)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I77.70 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 299 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 300 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 301 - PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Arterial dissection
  • Dissecting aneurysm of artery
  • Dissection of artery
  • Dissection of transplant artery

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • I77.79 - Dissection of other artery
  • I77.79 - Dissection of other specified artery


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