Breast Pain ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Mastodynia

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 611.71

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 611.71.

Known As

Breast pain is also known as bilat mastodynia, bilateral mastodynia, left mastodynia, mastodynia (breast pain), pain of breast, and right mastodynia. This applies to pain in breast.

Breast Pain Definition and Symptoms

Breast pain is characterized by breast tenderness, a sharp burning pain, or a tightness in the breast tissue. This pain may be constant or only occur occasionally. Causes include hormonal issues, fatty acid imbalance, breast structure, pregnancy, menstrual cycles, and medication use.

Concussion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Concussion, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 850.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 850.9.

The Short Description Is: Concussion NOS.

Concussion Definition and Symptoms

A concussion is a type of brain injury that is a short term loss of brain functions due to traumatic head injury. The most common symptoms of a concussion are headache, neck pain, dizziness, tiredness, nausea, a ringing in the ears, feeling of being dazed, and trouble sleeping. These symptoms can last a few minutes to a few weeks.

Migraine Headache ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Migraine Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 346.9

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 346.9.

Migraine Headache Definition and Symptoms

A migraine headache is a disabling headache that is defined by pulsating headaches. Symptoms include sensitivity to light, sounds, and smells, nausea, vomiting, a throbbing pain often on one side of the head, and seeing flashing lights right before the headaches onset. Common triggers for migraines are anxiety, stress, lack of sleep, hormonal changes, and lack of food.

Finger Cyst ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other Bone Cyst

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 733.29

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 733.29.

The Short Description Is: Bone cyst NEC.

Known As

Finger Cyst is also known as camptomelic dysplasia, cyst of finger, fibrous cortical defect, monostotic fibrous dysplasia of left ankle and foot, monostotic fibrous dysplasia of left forearm,
monostotic fibrous dysplasia of left hand, monostotic fibrous dysplasia of left lower leg, osteodysplastic dysplasia type I, osteodysplastic dysplasia type II, osteoglophonic dysplasia,
osteoplastic dysplasia, singleton-Merten syndrome, and worth disease. This excludes cyst of jaw (526.0-526.2, 526.89), osteitis fibrosa cystica (252.01), polyostotic fibrous dysplasia of bone (756.54). This applies to fibrous dysplasia (monostotic).

Finger Cyst Definition and Symptoms

A finger cyst is a sac filled with fluid that attaches to the membrane that surrounds a tendon or joint lining. The most common place for these to occur are the wrist, hand, fingers, and feet. The cause of these cysts are unknown. Symptoms include a protruding lump underneath the skin that slowly gets larger with use of the joint.

Screening For Colon Cancer ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Special Screening for Malignant Neoplasms of Colon

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V76.51

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V76.51.

The Short Description Is: Screen malig neop-colon.

Known As

Screening for colon cancer is also known as screening for colon cancer and screening for colon cancer done. This excludes rectum (V76.41). This applies to screening colonoscopy NOS.

Screening For Colon Cancer Definition

Screening for colon cancer can be done many different ways. The most common ways are stool sample tests, a colonoscopy, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. All over the mentioned tests are used to screen for colon cancer and colon polyps or tumors.

Esophageal Dysmotility ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Dyskinesia of Esophagus

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 530.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 530.5.

Known As

Esophageal dysmotility is also known as diffuse spasm of esophagus, esophageal dyskinesia, esophageal dysmotility, and esophageal spasm. This excludes cardiospasm (530.0). This applies to corkscrew esophagus, curling esophagus, esophagospasm, and spasm of esophagus.

Esophageal Dysmotility Definition and Symptoms

Esophageal dysmotility is not being able to move the esophagus properly, making it very difficult to swallow. This is caused by an imbalance in the nerve pathways that tell the esophagus to relax and contract. Symptoms may include chest pain, regurgitation, heartburn, unexplained weight loss, and difficulty swallowing.

Cough ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Cough

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 786.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 786.2.

Known As

Cough is also known as chronic cough, cough syncope (fainting), cough persistent, paroxysmal cough, persistent cough, persistent cough after viral respiratory infection (disorder), postviral cough,
syncope cough, and tussive syncope.

Cough Definition

Cough is expelling air from the lungs in a sudden, sharp way. This is necessary to keep airways and the throat clear. Too much coughing may be a sign of a more serious illness. Common causes of coughs are blood pressure medication, asthma, exposure to secondhand smoke, lung disease, sinusitis, and cigarette smoking.

PPD ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Screening Examination For Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V74.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V74.1.

The Short Description Is: Screening-pulmonary TB.

Known As

PPD is also known as screening for pulmonary TB, screening for pulmonary tuberculosis (TB of the lung), and screening for pulmonary tuberculosis done.

PPD Definition and Symptoms

PPD, which stands for purified protein derivative, is a skin test used to diagnose tuberculosis infection. This test is performed by cleaning a small area of skin and receiving a shot that contains PPD. The reasons this test may performed are if you have been around someone with tuberculosis, work in a health care setting, or have a weakened immune system.

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Generalized Nonconvulsive Epilepsy

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 345.0

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 345.0.

This applies to absences: atonic, typical, minor epilepsy, petit mal, pykno-epilepsy, seizures: akinetic and atonic.

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Definition and Symptoms

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, LGS, is a very rare form of childhood onset epilepsy. Most children are normal developing when first diagnosed and slowly begin to lose skills. Symptoms include behavioral issues, personality disturbances, poor social skills, difficulty interpreting information, and electrical disturbances in the brain as well as frequent, dramatic, seizures.

Blood Transfusion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Blood Transfusion, Without Reported Diagnosis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM V58.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM V58.2.

The Short Description Is: Blood transfusion, no dx.

Blood Transfusion Definition

A blood transfusion is when donated blood is added to your own blood in order to replace missing components. The most common reason for a blood transfusion to be needed is surgery, injury, cancer, illness, infection, liver failure, blood disorder, and severe liver malfunction.