2021 ICD-10-CM Code R93.429

Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of unspecified kidney

Version 2021
Billable Code
No Valid Principal Dx
Unspecified Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

R93.429 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of unspecified kidney. The code R93.429 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 R93.429 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal radionuclide scan, intravenous pyelogram abnormal, isotope static scan kidneys abnormal, renal arteriogram abnormal or ultrasonography of kidney abnormal.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like R93.429 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

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:R93.429
Short Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on dx imaging of unsp kidney
Long Description:Abnormal radiologic findings on diagnostic imaging of unspecified kidney

Code Classification

Approximate Synonyms

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

Replacement Code

R93429 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert R93.429 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code R93.429 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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