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2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I20.8
Other forms of angina pectoris
I20.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I20.8. Other international versions of ICD-10 I20.8 may differ.
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
A disorder characterized by substernal discomfort due to insufficient myocardial oxygenation.
A heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart.
Angina is chest pain or discomfort you get when your heart muscle does not get enough blood. It may feel like pressure or a squeezing pain in your chest. It may feel like indigestion. You may also feel pain in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw or back. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease (cad), the most common heart disease. Cad happens when a sticky substance called plaque builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart, reducing blood flow.there are three types of angina: stable, unstable and variant. Unstable angina is the most dangerous. It does not follow a pattern and can happen without physical exertion. It does not go away with rest or medicine. It is a sign that you could have a heart attack soon.not all chest pain or discomfort is angina. If you have chest pain, you should see your health care provider.
Chest pain caused by coronary heart disease
Previous or current symptoms described as chest pain or pressure, jaw pain, arm pain, or other equivalent discomfort suggestive of cardiac ischemia. (nih roadmap cardiovascular data standards working group)
Recurring thoracic pain or discomfort which occurs when a part of the heart does not receive enough blood; usually caused by exertion or excitement.
The symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to myocardial ischemia usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the myocardium exceed that supplied by the coronary circulation.
Angina of effort
Coronary slow flow syndrome
code(s) for symptoms associated with angina equivalent
ICD-10-CM I20.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG v34.0):