ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 993.2

Eff high altitud NEC/NOS

Diagnosis Code 993.2

ICD-9: 993.2
Short Description: Eff high altitud NEC/NOS
Long Description: Other and unspecified effects of high altitude
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 993.2

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Other and unspecified effects of external causes (990-995)
      • 993 Effects of air pressure

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acute mountain sickness
  • Aerodontalgia
  • Altitude edema
  • Andes disease
  • Anoxia due to high altitude
  • Barotrauma of ascent
  • Barotrauma of descent
  • Chronic mountain sickness
  • Diving barotrauma
  • Ebullism
  • Effects of high altitude
  • Erythrocytosis due to low atmospheric pressure
  • High altitude cerebral edema
  • High altitude pulmonary edema
  • High altitude pulmonary hypertension
  • High altitude retinopathy
  • Local pressure effects
  • Subacute mountain sickness
  • Suit squeeze

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