Diagnosis Code

R79 OTHER ABNORMAL FINDINGS OF BLOOD CHEMISTRY


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: R79

Short Description: Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry

Long Description: Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry

The code R79 is NOT VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Abnormal findings on examination of blood, without diagnosis (R70-R79)
      • Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry (R79)
        • R79 Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code R79 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • asymptomatic hyperuricemia (@E79.0*)
    • hyperglycemia NOS (@R73.9*)
    • hypoglycemia NOS (@E16.2*)
    • neonatal hypoglycemia (@P70.3*[email protected]*)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of amino-acid metabolism (@E70*[email protected]*)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of carbohydrate metabolism (@E73*[email protected]*)
    • specific findings indicating disorder of lipid metabolism (@E75*.-)

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
R79.0 Abnormal level of blood mineral
R79.1 Abnormal coagulation profile
R79.8 Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry
R79.81 Abnormal blood-gas level
R79.82 Elevated C-reactive protein (CRP)
R79.89 Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry
R79.9 Abnormal finding of blood chemistry, unspecified


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