Carotid Atherosclerosis ICD 9 Code

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6316

Billable Medical Code for Occlusion and Stenosis of Carotid Artery Without Mention of Cerebral Infarction

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 433.10

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 433.10.

The Short Description Is: Ocl crtd art wo infrct.

Known As

Carotid atherosclerosis is also knonw as asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis, atherosclerosis carotid artery, atherosclerosis carotid artery bilateral, atherosclerosis carotid artery both sides, atherosclerosis carotid artery left, atherosclerosis carotid artery right, bilateral carotid artery atherosclerosis, carotid artery embolism, carotid artery insufficiency syndrome, carotid artery obstruction, carotid artery occlusion, carotid artery occlusion left, carotid artery occlusion right, carotid artery stenosis, carotid artery stenosis asymptomatic, carotid artery stenosis left, carotid artery stenosis right, carotid artery stenosis symptomatic, carotid artery thrombosis, carotid atherosclerosis, internal carotid artery stenosis, internal carotid artery thrombosis, left carotid artery atherosclerosis, left carotid artery occlusion, left carotid artery stenosis, occlusion (blockage) of carotid artery, occlusion of carotid artery, right carotid artery atherosclerosis, right carotid artery occlusion, right carotid artery stenosis, stenosis (narrowing) of carotid artery, stenosis of carotid artery, symptomatic carotid artery stenosis, thrombosis internal carotid artery, and thrombosis of internal carotid artery.

Carotid Atherosclerosis Definition and Symptoms

Carotid atherosclerosis is when the blood vessels that carry nutrients and other important things from the heart to the rest of the body become thick and stiff, possibly restricted blood flow to your organs. Symptoms vary widely depending on where the atherosclerosis is present.