ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R85.615

Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of anus

Diagnosis Code R85.615

ICD-10: R85.615
Short Description: Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of anus
Long Description: Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of anus
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R85.615

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav (R85)

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 R85.615 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 393 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 394 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 395 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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  • 796.78 - Anal cytolgy smr unsatis

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