2021 ICD-10-CM Code R93.4

Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs

Version 2021
Replaced Code
Non-Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx

Not Valid for Submission

R93.4 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:R93.4
Short Description:Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs
Long Description:Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs

Header codes like R93.4 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs:

  • R93.41 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of renal pelvis, ureter, or bladder
  • R93.42 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of kidney
  • R93.421 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of right kidney
  • R93.422 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of left kidney
  • R93.429 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of unspecified kidney
  • R93.49 - Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of other urinary organs

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2020. This code was replaced for the FY 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021).


  • R93.41 - Abn radlgc find on dx imaging renal pelv, ureter, or blddr
  • R93.41 - Abn radlgc find on dx imaging renal pelv, ureter, or blddr
  • R93.421 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of r kidney
  • R93.421 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of r kidney
  • R93.422 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of left kidney
  • R93.422 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of left kidney
  • R93.429 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of unsp kidney
  • R93.429 - Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of unsp kidney
  • R93.49 - Abn radlgc findings on dx imaging of other urinary organs
  • R93.49 - Abn radlgc findings on dx imaging of other urinary organs

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 R93.4:


Type 2 Excludes

Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

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)