ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I47.2

Ventricular tachycardia

Diagnosis Code I47.2

ICD-10: I47.2
Short Description: Ventricular tachycardia
Long Description: Ventricular tachycardia
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I47.2

Valid for Submission
The code I47.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Other forms of heart disease (I30-I52)
      • Paroxysmal tachycardia (I47)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I47.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia
  • Electrocardiographic ventricular tachycardia
  • Electrocardiographic ventricular tachycardia
  • Electrocardiographic ventricular tachycardia monomorphic
  • Electrocardiographic ventricular tachycardia polymorphic
  • Familial ventricular tachycardia
  • Fascicular ventricular tachycardia
  • Incessant infant ventricular tachycardia
  • Induced ventricular tachycardia
  • Narrow QRS ventricular tachycardia
  • Nonsustained paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
  • Nonsustained ventricular tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia
  • Pulseless ventricular tachycardia
  • Recurrent ventricular tachycardia
  • Right ventricular outflow tract ventricular tachycardia
  • Sustained ventricular tachycardia
  • Torsades de pointes
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Ventricular tachycardia with normal heart
  • Ventricular tachycardia, monomorphic
  • Ventricular tachycardia, polymorphic
  • Ventricular tachycardia, polymorphic without Q-T prolongation
  • Wide QRS ventricular tachycardia

Information for Patients


Also called: Irregular heartbeat

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it is called tachycardia. When the heart beats too slowly, it is called bradycardia. The most common type of arrhythmia is atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and fast heart beat.

Many factors can affect your heart's rhythm, such as having had a heart attack, smoking, congenital heart defects, and stress. Some substances or medicines may also cause arrhythmias.

Symptoms of arrhythmias include

  • Fast or slow heart beat
  • Skipping beats
  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating

Your doctor can run tests to find out if you have an arrhythmia. Treatment to restore a normal heart rhythm may include medicines, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) or pacemaker, or sometimes surgery.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Arrhythmias (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Atrial fibrillation or flutter (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cardiac ablation procedures (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ectopic heartbeat (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Electrocardiogram (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Exercise stress test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Heart palpitations (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Holter monitor (24h) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Ventricular tachycardia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)


Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a condition characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). As the heart rate increases in response to physical activity or emotional stress, it can trigger an abnormally fast and irregular heartbeat called ventricular tachycardia. Episodes of ventricular tachycardia can cause light-headedness, dizziness, and fainting (syncope). In people with CPVT, these episodes typically begin in childhood.If CPVT is not recognized and treated, an episode of ventricular tachycardia may cause the heart to stop beating (cardiac arrest), leading to sudden death. Researchers suspect that CPVT may be a significant cause of sudden death in children and young adults without recognized heart abnormalities.
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