2021 ICD-10-CM Code R07.2

Precordial pain

Version 2021
Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx
Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Pediatrics

Valid for Submission

R07.2 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of precordial pain. The code R07.2 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code R07.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like esophageal colic, finding of sensation of sternum, finding of sternum structure, pain in esophagus, pain of sternum , precordial pain, etc.

The code is commonly used in family practice, internal medicine, cardiology , pediatrics medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as chest pain.

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.

ICD-10:R07.2
Short Description:Precordial pain
Long Description:Precordial pain

Code Classification

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code R07.2 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert R07.2 to ICD-9 Code

Information for Patients


Chest Pain

Having a pain in your chest can be scary. It does not always mean that you are having a heart attack. There can be many other causes, including

Some of these problems can be serious. Get immediate medical care if you have chest pain that does not go away, crushing pain or pressure in the chest, or chest pain along with nausea, sweating, dizziness or shortness of breath. Treatment depends on the cause of the pain.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)