Billable Medical Code for Abdominal Aneurysm Without Mention of Rupture
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 441.4
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 441.4.
The Short Description Is: Abdom aortic aneurysm.
AAA is also known as abdominal aortic aneurysm, aneurysm of abdominal aorta, aneurysm of supraceliac aorta, aneurysm of suprakidney aorta, aneurysm of suprarenal aorta, aneurysm abdominal aorta, aneurysm abdominal aorta enlarging, aneurysm supraceliac aorta, aneurysm suprarenal aorta, enlarging abdominal aortic aneurysm, and enlarging aneurysm of abdominal aorta.
AAA Definition and Symptoms
AAA or abdominal aortic aneurysm, is a dilatation of the abdominal aorta and is the most common type of aortic aneurysm. There are many complications with AAA such as the risk of rupture, peripheral embolization, and aortocaval. Symptoms include pulsating sensations in the abdomen, pain in the chest, lower back, or scrotum, and pain in the kidneys.