ICD-10-CM Code R85.7

Abnormal histological findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R85.7 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal histological findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R85.7 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like ampulla of vater surgical margin, involved by tumor, ampulla of vater, distal pancreatic surgical margin, involved by tumor, ampulla of vater, posterior retroperitoneal pancreatic surface surgical margin, involved by tumor, anal, deep radial surgical margin involved by tumor, anal, distal surgical margin involved by tumor, anal, proximal surgical margin involved by tumor, etc

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:R85.7
Short Description:Abnormal histolog findings in specmn from dgstv org/abd cav
Long Description:Abnormal histological findings in specimens from digestive organs and abdominal cavity

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 R85.7 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Ampulla of Vater surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Ampulla of Vater, distal pancreatic surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Ampulla of Vater, posterior retroperitoneal pancreatic surface surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Anal, deep radial surgical margin involved by tumor
  • Anal, distal surgical margin involved by tumor
  • Anal, proximal surgical margin involved by tumor
  • Artifact
  • Common bile duct surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Distal pancreatic surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Esophageal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Esophagus, distal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Esophagus, proximal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Esophagus, radial surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Large intestine surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Large intestine, deep radial surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Large intestine, distal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Large intestine, proximal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Mesorectal specimen nearly completely intact
  • Pancreatic surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Proximal pancreatic surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Pseudolipomatosis
  • Rectum, deep surgical margin, focal, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, deep surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, deep surgical margin, multifocal, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, inferior lateral surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, lateral surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, left lateral surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, right lateral surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, superior lateral surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Rectum, unknown surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Stomach surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Stomach, distal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Stomach, mesenteric surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Stomach, proximal surgical margin, involved by tumor
  • Surgical bile duct margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical distal margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical distal margin involved by tumor
  • Surgical distal pancreatic margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical lesser omental margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical mesenteric margin finding
  • Surgical mesenteric margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical omental margin finding
  • Surgical pancreatic margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical posterior margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical posterior retroperitoneal pancreatic margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Surgical posterior retroperitoneal pancreatic margin involved by tumor
  • Surgical proximal pancreatic margin involved by malignant neoplasm
  • Upper aerodigestive tract surgical margin, involved by tumor

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R85.7 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.

  • 947 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
  • 948 - SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITHOUT MCC

Convert R85.7 to ICD-9

  • 792.4 - Abn findings-saliva (Approximate Flag)
  • 792.9 - Abn find-body subst NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
      • Abnormal findings in specimens from dgstv org/abd cav (R85)

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