ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R10.31

Right lower quadrant pain

Diagnosis Code R10.31

ICD-10: R10.31
Short Description: Right lower quadrant pain
Long Description: Right lower quadrant pain
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R10.31

Valid for Submission
The code R10.31 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system and abdomen (R10-R19)
      • Abdominal and pelvic pain (R10)

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 R10.31 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 391 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 392 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

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  • 789.03 - Abdmnal pain rt lwr quad

Synonyms
  • Complaining of right iliac fossa pain
  • Iliac fossa pain
  • On examination - abdominal pain - right iliac
  • On examination - iliac pain - abdominal
  • Right iliac fossa pain
  • Right lower quadrant pain

Information for Patients


Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain occurs mostly in the lower abdomen area. The pain might be steady, or it might come and go. It can be a sharp and stabbing pain in a specific spot, or a dull pain that is spread out. If the pain is severe, it might get in the way of your daily activities.

If you're a woman, you might feel pain during your period. It could also happen when you have sex. Pelvic pain can be a sign that there is a problem with one of the organs in your pelvic area, such as the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix, or vagina. If you're a man, the cause could be problem with the prostate. In men and women, it could be a symptom of infection, or a problem with the urinary tract, lower intestines, rectum, muscle, or bone. Some women have more than one cause of pelvic pain at the same time.

You might have to have lab, imaging, or other medical tests to find the cause of the pain. The treatment will depend on the cause, how bad the pain is, and how often it occurs.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


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