Billable Medical Code for Other Symptoms Involving Cardiovascular System
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 785.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 785.9.
The Short Description Is: Cardiovas sys symp NEC.
Carotid bruit is also known as abdominal aortic bruit, abnormal ankle pulse, abnormal blood pressure, abnormal cardiac rate, blood pressure unrecordable, bounding pulse, brachial pulse absent,
brachiofemoral delay, delayed pulse, diastolic rumble, left ventricular wall akinetic, left ventricular wall hypokinetic, left ventricular wall motion abnormality, shunting vascular flow, slow rising pulse, and spleen tender. This applies to bruit (arterial) and weak pulse.
Carotid Bruit Definition and Symptoms
Carotid bruit is a noise heard in the blood flow of the carotid artery. This noise is caused by turbulent blood flow to the heart and is most likely a indication of carotid artery stenosis.