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.
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:
- - Pain (s) - See Also: Painful; - R52
- - Precordial pain - R07.2
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Esophageal colic
- Finding of sensation of sternum
- Finding of sternum structure
- Pain in esophagus
- Pain of sternum
- Precordial pain
- Retrosternal pain
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Information for Patients
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
- Other heart problems, such as angina
- Panic attacks
- Digestive problems, such as heartburn or esophagus disorders
- Sore muscles
- Lung diseases, such as pneumonia, pleurisy, or pulmonary embolism
- Costochondritis - an inflammation of joints in your chest
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.
- Chest pain (Medical Encyclopedia)
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