Billable Medical Code for Other Nonspecific (Abnormal) Findings on Radiological and Other Examinations of Body Structure
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 793.99
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 793.99.
The Short Description Is: Nonsp abn find-body NEC.
Abnormal CT scan is also known as abnl finding on chest Xray, abnl finding on CT scan, abnl finding on MRI, abnl finding on radiology exam, increased vascular markings of lung, irregular shaped lesion, kymography abnormal, radiologic opacity, radiology result abnormal, renal arteriogram abnormal, ultrasound scan of fetal head abnormal, x-ray evidence of poor mineralization, and x-ray pelvimetry abnormal. This applies to abnormal: placental finding by x-ray or ultrasound method and radiological findings in skin and subcutaneous tissue.
Abnormal CT Scan Definition and Symptoms
An abnormal CT scan is any lesions, tumor, mass, or abnormality found during a CT scan of a patient. A CT scan is a “computerized tomography”, which uses a computer to take data from several different x-ray images inside the body and converts them to pictures.