ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R68.89

Other general symptoms and signs

Diagnosis Code R68.89

ICD-10: R68.89
Short Description: Other general symptoms and signs
Long Description: Other general symptoms and signs
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R68.89

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Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Other general symptoms and signs (R68)

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 R68.89 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • 10 day examination abnormal - referred
  • Abnormal density
  • Abnormal developmental screening
  • Abnormal head circumference in relation to growth / age standard
  • Abnormal morphology of thoracoabdominal organ
  • Abnormal position of thoracoabdominal organ
  • Abnormal vital signs
  • Acute inflammatory disease
  • Anesthesia of mucous membrane
  • Bloated face
  • Blue extremities
  • Blue extremities
  • Blue fingers
  • Blue toes
  • Body odor
  • Body weight problem
  • Child 7 month examination abnormal - for observation
  • Circles under eyes
  • Clinical finding present on admission
  • Complaining of a back symptom
  • Complaining of a general symptom
  • Complaining of a head symptom
  • Complaining of a neck symptom
  • Congestion of mucosa
  • Cushingoid facies
  • Decreased lower face height
  • Delayed physical recovery
  • Density finding
  • Density finding
  • Deprivation hands and feet
  • Different temperature in arms and legs
  • Different temperature in opposite limbs
  • Difficulty lifting
  • Diminished sweating
  • Disorder of stature
  • Disorders with tall stature
  • Ear symptom
  • Ear, nose and throat symptoms
  • Ear/nose/throat symptom
  • Excessive growth rate
  • Face looks old
  • Facial grimacing
  • Finding of color of limb
  • Finding of color of limb
  • Finding of movement of mass with respiration
  • Finding of size of nose
  • Finding of temperature of foot
  • Fugue
  • General symptom
  • Haggard appearance
  • Hemiatrophy of lower limb
  • Hidromeiosis
  • Hot foot
  • Impaired exercise tolerance
  • Increased density
  • Increased lower face height
  • Increased pressure
  • Increased thickness
  • Inflammation of specific body systems
  • Inflammatory disorder of head
  • Influenza-like symptoms
  • Intolerant of cold
  • Intolerant of heat and cold
  • Large nose
  • Medically unexplained symptom
  • Mouth symptoms
  • Mucosal numbness
  • Multiple somatic complaints
  • Multiple symptomatology
  • On examination - body odor
  • On examination - cyst on face
  • On examination - dysmorphic features
  • On examination - lesion
  • On examination - localization of sign
  • On examination - localization of sign
  • On examination - shape of sign
  • On examination - sign diffuse
  • On examination - sign irregular
  • On examination - sign localized/discrete
  • On examination - sign surface contour
  • On examination - sign surface irregular
  • On examination - signs of drug withdrawal
  • On examination - steroid facies
  • Parkinsonian features
  • Physical deconditioning
  • Physical health problems
  • Problem, abnormal examination
  • Rigor
  • Rigor - symptom
  • Rubs eyes
  • Rubs eyes excessively
  • Seatbelt sign
  • Sexual symptom
  • Sickly appearance of face
  • Single organ dysfunction
  • Special examination - abnormality
  • Symptom of head
  • Symptom of head and neck region
  • Symptom of neck
  • Thoracoabdominal organ finding
  • Thoracoabdominal organ finding
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Tongue thrusting when swallowing, abnormal persistence beyond early childhood
  • Unexplained symptoms continue
  • Unpleasant odor of axilla
  • Unpleasant odor of feet
  • Worsening exercise tolerance

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