ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R04.0


Diagnosis Code R04.0

ICD-10: R04.0
Short Description: Epistaxis
Long Description: Epistaxis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R04.0

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
    • Symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems (R00-R09)
      • Hemorrhage from respiratory passages (R04)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R04.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Airway trauma
  • Anterior epistaxis
  • Bleeding from nose
  • Bleeding point in nose
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Epistaxis
  • Has nosebleeds - epistaxis
  • Hemorrhagic nasal discharge
  • Injury of head with rhinorrhagia
  • Injury of nasal cavity
  • Nasal discharge
  • Nosebleed/epistaxis symptom
  • On examination - epistaxis
  • Posterior epistaxis
  • Post-surgical epistaxis
  • Respiratory symptom
  • Traumatic epistaxis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code R04.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


Also called: Hematoma, Hemorrhage

Bleeding is the loss of blood. It can happen inside or outside the body. Bleeding can be a reaction to a cut or other wound. It can also result from an injury to internal organs.

There are many situations in which you might bleed. A bruise is bleeding under the skin. Some strokes are caused by bleeding in the brain. Other bleeding, such as gastrointestinal bleeding, coughing up blood, or vaginal bleeding, can be a symptom of a disease.

Normally, when you bleed, your blood forms clots to stop the bleeding. Severe bleeding may require first aid or a trip to the emergency room. If you have a bleeding disorder, your blood does not form clots normally.

  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding gums
  • Bleeding into the skin
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

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Nose Injuries and Disorders

Also called: Nasal disorders

Your nose is important to your health. It filters the air you breathe, removing dust, germs, and irritants. It warms and moistens the air to keep your lungs and tubes that lead to them from drying out. Your nose also contains the nerve cells that help your sense of smell. When there is a problem with your nose, your whole body can suffer. For example, the stuffy nose of the common cold can make it hard for you to breathe, sleep, or get comfortable.

Many problems besides the common cold can affect the nose. They include

  • Deviated septum - a shifting of the wall that divides the nasal cavity into halves
  • Nasal polyps - soft growths that develop on the lining of your nose or sinuses
  • Nosebleeds
  • Rhinitis - inflammation of the nose and sinuses sometimes caused by allergies. The main symptom is a runny nose.
  • Nasal fractures, also known as a broken nose

  • Choanal atresia
  • Foreign body in the nose
  • Nasal endoscopy
  • Nasal fracture - aftercare
  • Nasal polyps
  • Nose fracture
  • Nosebleed
  • Stuffy or runny nose - adult
  • Stuffy or runny nose - children

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