Diseases of the circulatory system
Secondary hypertension I15
Secondary hypertension I15-
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as I15. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (I15) and the excluded code together.
- I15 Secondary hypertension
- I15.0 Renovascular hypertension
- I15.1 Hypertension secondary to other renal disorders
- I15.2 Hypertension secondary to endocrine disorders
- I15.8 Other secondary hypertension
- I15.9 Secondary hypertension, unspecified