ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R91.8

Other nonspecific abnormal finding of lung field

Diagnosis Code R91.8

ICD-10: R91.8
Short Description: Other nonspecific abnormal finding of lung field
Long Description: Other nonspecific abnormal finding of lung field
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R91.8

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis (R90-R94)
      • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of lung (R91)

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.
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  • 793.19 - Ot nonsp ab fnd lung fld

Synonyms
  • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of lung
  • Bronchography abnormal
  • Imaging of lung abnormal
  • Increased lung tracer uptake
  • Increased markings
  • Increased vascular markings of lung
  • Lesion of lung
  • Lung field abnormal
  • Lung mass
  • Mass of hilum
  • Mass of right lower lobe of lung
  • Radiologic increased density of lung
  • Radiologic infiltrate of lung
  • Shadow of lung

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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