ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Left ventricular failure, unspecified I50.1

I50.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I50.1 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 I50 Heart failure

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Inclusion Term
  • Cardiac asthma
  • Edema of lung with heart disease NOS
  • Edema of lung with heart failure
  • Left heart failure
  • Pulmonary edema with heart disease NOS
  • Pulmonary edema with heart failure
Excludes1
  • edema of lung without heart disease or heart failure (J81.-)
  • pulmonary edema without heart disease or failure (J81.-)
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Related Terms to “Left ventricular failure, unspecified”

  • Asthma, asthmatic(bronchial) (catarrh) (spasmodic) - J45.909
    • cardiobronchial - I50.1
    • heart - I50.1
    • Rostan's - I50.1
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • heart(organic) - I51.9
      • with
        • pulmonary edema(acute) - I50.1See also Failure, ventricular, left
  • Edema, edematous(infectious) (pitting) (toxic) - R60.9
    • lung - J81.1
      • meaning failure, left ventricle - I50.1
  • Failure, failed
    • ventricular - I50.9See also Failure, heart
      • left - I50.1See also Failure, heart, left
  • Stone(s)See also Calculus
    • heart syndrome - I50.1
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • cardiac asthma - I50.1
    • Ridley's - I50.1
    • stone heart - I50.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to I50.1 Left ventricular failure, unspecified

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