790.6 ABN BLOOD CHEMISTRY NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 790.6

Short Description: Abn blood chemistry NEC

Long Description: Other abnormal blood chemistry

Code Classification:

  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions (780–799)
    • Nonspecific abnormal findings (790-796)
      • 790 Nonspecific findings on examination of blood
        • 790.6 Abn blood chemistry NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 790.6 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • blood level (of)
      • cobalt 790.6
      • copper 790.6
      • iron 790.6
      • lead 790.6
      • lithium 790.6
      • magnesium 790.6
      • mineral 790.6
      • zinc 790.6
    • chemistry, blood NEC 790.6
    • liver function test 790.6
  • Acetonemia 790.6
    • diabetic 250.1
      • due to secondary diabetes 249.1
  • Azotemia 790.6
    • meaning uremia (see also Uremia) 586
  • Blood
    • constituents, abnormal NEC 790.6
  • Elevation
    • liver function test (LFT) 790.6
      • alkaline phosphatase 790.5
      • aminotransferase 790.4
      • bilirubin 782.4
      • hepatic enzyme NEC 790.5
      • lactate dehydrogenase 790.4
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • cobalt, blood 790.6
    • copper, blood 790.6
    • iron 790.6
    • lead 790.6
    • lithium, blood 790.6
    • liver function test 790.6
    • magnesium, blood 790.6
    • mineral, blood NEC 790.6
    • nitrogen derivatives, blood 790.6
    • sodium 790.6
      • deficiency 276.1
      • excess 276.0
    • uric acid, blood 790.6
    • zinc, blood 790.6
  • Hyperuricemia 790.6
  • Lithemia 790.6
  • Uric acid
    • in blood 790.6
  • Uricacidemia 790.6
  • Uricemia 790.6

Crosswalk Information

The code 790.6 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
790.6 Right Arrow R78.89 Finding of oth substances, not normally found in blood
R79.0 Abnormal level of blood mineral
R79.89 Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 790.01 Precipitous drop in hematocrit
2 790.09 Other abnormality of red blood cells
3 790.1 Elevated sedimentation rate
4 790.21 Impaired fasting glucose
5 790.22 Impaired glucose tolerance test (oral)
6 790.29 Other abnormal glucose
7 790.3 Excessive blood level of alcohol
8 790.4 Nonspecific elevation of levels of transaminase or lactic acid dehydrogenase [LDH]
9 790.5 Other nonspecific abnormal serum enzyme levels
10 790.7 Bacteremia
11 790.8 Viremia, unspecified
12 790.91 Abnormal arterial blood gases
13 790.92 Abnormal coagulation profile
14 790.93 Elevated prostate specific antigen [PSA]
15 790.94 Euthyroid sick syndrome
16 790.95 Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)
17 790.99 Other nonspecific findings on examination of blood

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