Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term palpable to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Palpable
    • cecum - K63.89 Other specified diseases of intestine
    • kidney - N28.89 Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter
    • ovary - N83.8 Other noninflammatory disorders of ovary, fallopian tube and broad ligament
    • prostate - N42.9 Disorder of prostate, unspecified
    • spleen - See: Splenomegaly;

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to palpable within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Cecum: The blind sac or outpouching area of the LARGE INTESTINE that is below the entrance of the SMALL INTESTINE. It has a worm-like extension, the vermiform APPENDIX.

Kidney: Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.

Ovary: The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.

Prostate: A gland in males that surrounds the neck of the URINARY BLADDER and the URETHRA. It secretes a substance that liquefies coagulated semen. It is situated in the pelvic cavity behind the lower part of the PUBIC SYMPHYSIS, above the deep layer of the triangular ligament, and rests upon the RECTUM.

Spleen: An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.