Diagnosis Code

R79.0 ABNORMAL LEVEL OF BLOOD MINERAL


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: R79.0

Short Description: Abnormal level of blood mineral

Long Description: Abnormal level of blood mineral

The code R79.0 is 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)
        • R79.0 Abnormal level of blood mineral

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Abnormal blood test
  • Abnormal cobalt level in blood
  • Abnormal iron profile
  • Abnormal level of blood mineral
  • Abnormal zinc level in blood
  • Blood copper abnormal
  • Blood magnesium abnormal
  • GRACILE syndrome
  • High cobalt level in blood
  • High heavy metal level in blood
  • High heavy metal level in blood
  • Iron kinetics abnormal
  • Iron overload
  • Low cobalt level in blood
  • Raised blood copper level
  • Serum copper level abnormal
  • Serum iron level abnormal
  • Serum iron low
  • Serum iron raised
  • Serum potassium level below reference range
  • Serum zinc level low

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code R79.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Signs And Symptoms With Mcc (947)
  • Signs And Symptoms Without Mcc (948)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code R79.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Abnormal blood level of cobalt
    • Abnormal blood level of copper
    • Abnormal blood level of iron
    • Abnormal blood level of magnesium
    • Abnormal blood level of mineral NEC
    • Abnormal blood level of zinc
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • abnormal level of lithium (@R78.89*)
    • disorders of mineral metabolism (@E83*.-)
    • neonatal hypomagnesemia (@P71.2*)
    • nutritional mineral deficiency (@E58*[email protected]*)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
R79.0 Right Arrow 790.6 Abn blood chemistry NEC

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.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
R79 Other abnormal findings of blood chemistry
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


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020