ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R93.421

Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of r kidney

Diagnosis Code R93.421

ICD-10: R93.421
Short Description: Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of r kidney
Long Description: Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of right kidney
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R93.421

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The code R93.421 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R93.421 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 695 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 696 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • R93.4 - Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs


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