Diagnosis Code

R68.2 DRY MOUTH, UNSPECIFIED


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: R68.2

Short Description: Dry mouth, unspecified

Long Description: Dry mouth, unspecified

The code R68.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Other general symptoms and signs (R68)
        • R68.2 Dry mouth, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code R68.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • dry mouth due to dehydration (@E86.0*)
    • dry mouth due to sicca syndrome [Sjögren] (@M35.0*-)
    • salivary gland hyposecretion (@K11.7*)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
R68.2 Right Arrow 527.7 Salivary secretion dis

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 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.

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