Essential Hypertension or Primary HypertensionEssential hypertension is the term used to describe high blood pressure. Essential or primary hypertension means that there is no underlying condition that is causing the blood pressure to increase. Up to 95 percent of hypertension is the essential type and, unless blood pressure readings are very high, efforts to control blood pressure are usually based on changes in lifestyle (weight loss, exercise, dietary changes, and reducing stress).
Essential Hypertension Includes: high blood pressure, hyperpiesia, hyperpiesis, hypertension (arterial) (essential) (primary) (systemic), and hypertensive vascular
Essential Hypertension Excludes: Elevated blood pressure without diagnosis of hypertension (796.2), Pulmonary hypertension (416.0-416.9) that involving vessels of brain (430-438), Eye (362.11)
ICD 9 Codes 401.0 for Hypertension Essential- MalignantPlease use below ICD 9 codes for Essential Hypertension of malignant, benign and unspecified types:
- ICD-9 Code 401.0 for malignant Essential hypertension
- ICD-9 Code 401.1 for benign Essential hypertension
- ICD-9 Code 401.9 for Unspecified Essential hypertension