ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V71.9

Observ-suspect cond NOS

Diagnosis Code V71.9

ICD-9: V71.9
Short Description: Observ-suspect cond NOS
Long Description: Observation for unspecified suspected condition
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V71.9

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons without reported diagnosis encountered during examination and investigation of individuals and populations (V70-V82)
      • V71 Observation and evaluation for suspected conditions

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 8 month examination abnormal - for observation
  • Finding suspected or known present
  • No obstruction of right ventricular outflow tract
  • Normal atrial arrangement
  • Oxygen saturation within reference range
  • Right ventricle superior to left ventricle

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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