ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Essential (primary) hypertension

  ICD-10 Code for Essential (primary) hypertension I10

I10 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I10 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 9 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)
Section I10-I16 Hypertensive diseases (I10-I16)
Category I10 Essential (primary) hypertension

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Includes
  • high blood pressure
  • hypertension (arterial) (benign) (essential) (malignant) (primary) (systemic)
Excludes1
  • hypertensive disease complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O11, O13-O16)
Excludes2
  • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69)
  • essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of eye (H35.0-)
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Related Terms to “Essential (primary) hypertension”

  • Hypertension, hypertensive(accelerated) (benign) (essential) (idiopathic) (malignant) (systemic) - I10
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