ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R90.81

Abnormal echoencephalogram

Diagnosis Code R90.81

ICD-10: R90.81
Short Description: Abnormal echoencephalogram
Long Description: Abnormal echoencephalogram
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R90.81

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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 cnsl (R90)

Information for Medical Professionals

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.
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  • 794.01 - Abnorm echoencephalogram

  • Echoencephalogram abnormal
  • Imaging of brain abnormal
  • Ultrasonography of brain abnormal

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