ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R63.1

Polydipsia

Diagnosis Code R63.1

ICD-10: R63.1
Short Description: Polydipsia
Long Description: Polydipsia
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R63.1

Valid for Submission
The code R63.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Symptoms and signs concerning food and fluid intake (R63)

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 R63.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM , FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITH MCC 640
  • MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM , FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES WITHOUT MCC 641

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Synonyms
  • Defective osmoregulation
  • Excessive thirst
  • Osmoregulation defect - excess thirst
  • Thirst symptom

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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