ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R10.824

Left lower quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness

Diagnosis Code R10.824

ICD-10: R10.824
Short Description: Left lower quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
Long Description: Left lower quadrant rebound abdominal tenderness
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R10.824

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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 R10.824 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Abdominal tenderness of left lower quadrant
  • Iliac fossa pain
  • Left iliac fossa pain
  • Left lower quadrant pain
  • On examination - rebound - left iliac
  • On examination - rebound - left lumbar
  • On examination - rebound tenderness
  • On examination - rebound tenderness
  • Rebound tenderness of left iliac fossa
  • Rebound tenderness of left lumbar
  • Tenderness of left lumbar

Information for Patients

Abdominal Pain

Also called: Bellyache

Your abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. Pain in the abdomen can come from any one of them. The pain may start somewhere else, such as your chest. Severe pain doesn't always mean a serious problem. Nor does mild pain mean a problem is not serious.

Call your healthcare provider if mild pain lasts a week or more or if you have pain with other symptoms. Get medical help immediately if

  • You have abdominal pain that is sudden and sharp
  • You also have pain in your chest, neck or shoulder
  • You're vomiting blood or have blood in your stool
  • Your abdomen is stiff, hard and tender to touch
  • You can't move your bowels, especially if you're also vomiting

  • Abdominal pain
  • Flank pain

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