ICD-10-CM Code R93.7

Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of musculoskeletal system

Version 2020 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx

Valid for Submission

R93.7 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of musculoskeletal system. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code R93.7 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like arthrography abnormal, bone density below reference range, imaging of musculoskeletal system abnormal, lytic lesion of bone on x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging of cervical spine abnormal, magnetic resonance imaging of thoracic spine abnormal, 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:R93.7
Short Description:Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of prt ms sys
Long Description:Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of other parts of musculoskeletal system

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 R93.7:

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.
  • abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of skull R93.0

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 R93.7 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:

  • Arthrography abnormal
  • Bone density below reference range
  • Imaging of musculoskeletal system abnormal
  • Lytic lesion of bone on X-ray
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of cervical spine abnormal
  • Magnetic resonance imaging of thoracic spine abnormal
  • MRI of lumbar spine abnormal
  • MRI scan abnormal
  • MRI scan abnormal
  • MRI scan abnormal
  • Myelography abnormal
  • Old healed fracture of bone
  • Plain X-ray cervical spine abnormal
  • Plain X-ray clavicle abnormal
  • Plain X-ray coccyx abnormal
  • Plain X-ray lumbar spine abnormal
  • Plain X-ray lumbar/sacral spi. abnormal
  • Plain X-ray ribs abnormal
  • Plain X-ray sacrum abnormal
  • Plain X-ray scapula abnormal
  • Plain X-ray spine abnormal
  • Plain X-ray thoracic spine abnormal
  • Skeletal survey abnormal
  • X-ray of musculoskeletal system abnormal
  • X-ray pelvimetry abnormal
  • X-ray thoracic cage abnormal

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code R93.7 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.

  • 564 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 565 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 566 - OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert R93.7 to ICD-9

  • 793.7 - Nonsp abn find-ms system (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging and in function studies, without diagnosis (R90-R94)
      • Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of body structures (R93)

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