ICD-10-CM Code R07.89

Other chest pain

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx Family Practice Internal Medicine Cardiology Pediatrics

Valid for Submission

R07.89 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other chest pain. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R07.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like anterior chest wall pain, atypical chest pain, central chest pain, central crushing chest pain, chest discomfort, chest pain at rest, 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.

Short Description:Other chest pain
Long Description:Other chest pain

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code R07.89:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Anterior chest-wall pain NOS

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 R07.89 are found in the index:


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

  • Anterior chest wall pain
  • Atypical chest pain
  • Central chest pain
  • Central crushing chest pain
  • Chest discomfort
  • Chest pain at rest
  • Chest pain on exertion
  • Chest wall pain
  • Chest wall tenderness
  • Crushing chest pain
  • Crushing pain
  • Dull chest pain
  • Dull pain
  • Esophageal chest pain
  • Musculoskeletal chest pain
  • Non-cardiac chest pain
  • Pain in esophagus
  • Pain of bilateral sternoclavicular joints
  • Pain of left sternoclavicular joint
  • Pain of right sternoclavicular joint
  • Pain radiating to center of chest
  • Pain radiating to left side of chest
  • Pain radiating to right side of chest
  • Pleuropericardial chest pain
  • Right sided chest pain
  • Sternoclavicular joint pain
  • Sternoclavicular joint pain
  • Tight chest
  • Tightness sensation
  • Xiphodynia

Clinical Information

  • CHEST PAIN-. pressure burning or numbness in the chest.

Convert R07.89 to ICD-9

  • 786.59 - Chest pain NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the circulatory and respiratory systems (R00-R09)
      • Pain in throat and chest (R07)

Code History

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

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

  • 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.

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