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ICD-10 Code for Essential (primary) hypertension

I10

ICD-10 code I10 for Essential (primary) hypertension is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the circulatory system .

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Coding
Official Long Descriptor
Essential (primary) hypertension
Excludes 1: hypertensive disease complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O11, O13-O16)
Excludes 2: essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of brain (I60-I69)
essential (primary) hypertension involving vessels of eye (H35.0-)
Includes: high blood pressure
hypertension (arterial) (benign) (essential) (malignant) (primary) (systemic)
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