ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R85.9

Unsp abnormal finding in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav

Diagnosis Code R85.9

ICD-10: R85.9
Short Description: Unsp abnormal finding in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav
Long Description: Unspecified abnormal finding in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R85.9


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 R85.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC 947
  • SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC 948

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Synonyms
  • Discharge from anus
  • Saliva abnormal

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