ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R46

Symptoms and signs involving appearance and behavior

Diagnosis Code R46

ICD-10: R46
Short Description: Symptoms and signs involving appearance and behavior
Long Description: Symptoms and signs involving appearance and behavior
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R46

Not Valid for Submission
The code R46 is a "header" and not 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 cognition, perception, emotional state and behavior (R40-R46)
      • Symptoms and signs involving appearance and behavior (R46)

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.
Index of Diseases and Injuries
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