R09.8: Other specified symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems

You have had problems with your breathing and circulation.

The physical examination usually involves someone listening to your heart and lungs. They often also feel your pulse. You have had changes identified. The lungs may not sound normal, for example. This can be a sign of lung disease. If you have a fast and irregular heart rate, for example, this can be a sign of heart disease.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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