ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R93.6

Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of limbs

Diagnosis Code R93.6

ICD-10: R93.6
Short Description: Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of limbs
Long Description: Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of limbs
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R93.6

Valid for Submission
The code R93.6 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 R93.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of limbs
  • Calcaneum X-ray abnormal
  • Plain X-ray ankle joint abnormal
  • Plain X-ray carpus abnormal
  • Plain X-ray elbow abnormal
  • Plain X-ray femur abnormal
  • Plain X-ray foot abnormal
  • Plain X-ray hand abnormal
  • Plain X-ray hip joint abnormal
  • Plain X-ray hip/leg abnormal
  • Plain X-ray humerus abnormal
  • Plain X-ray knee abnormal
  • Plain X-ray of radius abnormal
  • Plain X-ray of radius/ulna abnormal
  • Plain X-ray of toes abnormal
  • Plain X-ray of ulna abnormal
  • Plain X-ray of wrist abnormal
  • Plain X-ray patella abnormal
  • Plain X-ray scaphoid abnormal
  • Plain X-ray shoulder joint abnormal
  • Soft tissue limb X-ray abnormal
  • Soft tissue X-ray abnormal
  • X-ray of fibula abnormal
  • X-ray of thumb abnormal
  • X-ray of tibia abnormal
  • X-ray of tibia/fibula abnormal
  • X-ray phalanges of fingers abnormal
  • X-ray shoulder/arm abnormal

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