ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 18, 2018

See: Endocarditis, valve unspecified

  ICD-10 Code for Endocarditis, valve unspecified I38

I38 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I38 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 9 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)
Section I30-I52 Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
Category I38 Endocarditis, valve unspecified

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Includes
  • endocarditis (chronic) NOS
  • valvular incompetence NOS
  • valvular insufficiency NOS
  • valvular regurgitation NOS
  • valvular stenosis NOS
  • valvulitis (chronic) NOS
Excludes1
  • congenital insufficiency of cardiac valve NOS (Q24.8)
  • congenital stenosis of cardiac valve NOS (Q24.8)
  • endocardial fibroelastosis (I42.4)
  • endocarditis specified as rheumatic (I09.1)
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Related Terms to “Endocarditis, valve unspecified”

  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • valve, valvular - I38
  • Endocarditis(chronic) (marantic) (nonbacterial) (thrombotic) (valvular) - I38
    • arteriosclerotic - I38
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • heart(idiopathic) — See also Hypertrophy, cardiac
      • valve - I38See also Endocarditis
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • valve, valvular(heart) - I38
  • Stenosis, stenotic(cicatricial)See also Stricture
    • valve(cardiac) (heart) - I38See also Endocarditis
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
    • heart — See also Disease, heart
      • valve - I38See also Endocarditis
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