Myocarditis/carditis, acute infective

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ICD10 Diagnosis
Dx: Myocarditis/carditis, acute infective
ICD10 code: I40.0
Pre-ICD10 counterpart: Myocarditis
Charlson/ALERT Scale: none
APACHE Como Component: none
APACHE Acute Component: none
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Additional Info

Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of cardiac muscle that is caused by a variety of infectious and noninfectious conditions. We differentiate between the following in this database:

Acute myocarditis has been defined as a condition with symptoms (most commonly of heart failure) developing over three months or less, while chronic myocarditis has been defined as developing over greater than three months.

The relationship between myocarditis and cardiomyopathies is complex. Myocarditis can (but may not) result in a cardiomyopathy, or it may resolve completely. In many people with cardiomyopathy, there may have been a myocarditis in the past, but the inflammatory component is gone by the time the cardiomyopathy is diagnosed.

Diagnostic criteria: New 12-lead ECG and/or Holter and/or stress testing abnormalities

  • Elevated troponin T or troponin I.
  • Functional and structural abnormalities on cardiac imaging (echocardiogram, angiogram, or CMR)
  • Tissue characterization by CMR (cardiovascular magnetic resonance) or EMB (endomyocardial biopsy)

Alternate ICD10s to consider coding instead or in addition

Candidate Combined ICD10 codes

Infections

Infections in ICD10 have combined coding requirements for some of their pathogens. Any that have antibiotic resistances would store those as Combined ICD10 codes as well. If the infection is acquired in the hospital, see Nosocomial infection, NOS. See Lab and culture reports for confirmation and details about tests. See Infections in ICD10 for more general info.

Attribution of infections

See Attribution of infections

Related CCI Codes

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