ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R93.0

Abnormal findings on dx imaging of skull and head, NEC

Diagnosis Code R93.0

ICD-10: R93.0
Short Description: Abnormal findings on dx imaging of skull and head, NEC
Long Description: Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of skull and head, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R93.0

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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 body structures (R93)

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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Synonyms
  • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of skull and head
  • Computed tomography of brain abnormal
  • Computed tomography of head abnormal
  • Computed tomography result abnormal
  • Head scan abnormal
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of brain abnormal
  • Magnetic resonance imaging scan abnormal
  • Plain X-ray facial sinuses abnormal
  • Plain X-ray jaw abnormal
  • Plain X-ray nose abnormal
  • Plain X-ray skull abnormal
  • Plain X-ray teeth abnormal
  • Plain X-ray temporomandibular joint abnormal
  • Soft tissue X-ray abnormal
  • Soft tissue X-ray abnormal
  • Soft tissue X-ray face abnormal
  • Soft tissue X-ray mouth abnormal
  • X-ray of head abnormal

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