Positive ANA ICD 9 COde

Billable Medical Code for Other and Unspecified Nonspecific Immunological Findings

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 795.79

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 795.79.

The Short Description Is: Oth unspcf nspf imun fnd.

Known As

Positive ana is also known as abnormal alpha globulin level, kveim test positive, legionella antibody positive, loss of normal antigens, lupus antibody present, production of fetal antigens,
raised toxoplasma titer, rhesus antibody present, rheumatoid factor positive, ro antibody positive, rubella antibody – rising titer, and rubella antibody absent. This applies to raised antibody titer and raised level of immunogolobulins.

Positive ANA Definition and Symptoms

Positive ANA is a positive result for antinuclear antibodies in the blood. This is done by a blood test by a physician to check for auto immune and rheumatoid diseases.

Systolic Murmur ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Undiagnosed Cardiac Murmurs

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 785.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 785.2.

The Short Description Is: Cardiac murmurs NEC.

Known As

Systolic murmur is also known as heart murmur pitch medium, heart murmur pitch pure frequency, heart murmur postpartum, heart murmur quality blowing, heart murmur quality buzzing, heart murmur quality grating, heart murmur quality harsh, heart murmur quality humming, heart murmur quality musical, plateau cardiac murmur, postpartum (after childbirth) heart murmur, postpartum heart murmur, presystolic mitral murmur, presystolic murmur, presystolic tricuspid murmur, shunt murmur, and soft systolic murmur. This applies to heart murmur NOS.

Systolic Murmur Definition and Symptoms

Systolic murmur is a heart murmur that occurs in the stystole. These are most often detected in pregnant women, people with anemia, or people with thyrotoxicosis. Symptoms are a noise that is heard through a stethoscope in the heart that is abnormal.

Abdominal Distention ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Abdominal or Pelvic Swelling Mass or Lump

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 789.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 789.3.

This excludes abdominal distention (gaseous) (787.3) and ascites (789.51-789.59). This applies to diffuse of generalized swelling or mass: abdominal NOS and umbilical.

Abdominal Distention Definition and Symptoms

Abdominal distention is when the abdomen swells much larger than normal. Some of the common causes of abdominal distention are over eating, pregnancy, irritable bowel syndrome, and lactose intolerance.

Dysuria ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Dysuria

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 788.1

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 788.1.

Known As

Dysuria is also known as dysuria (painful urination). This applies to painful urination and strangury.

Dysuria Definition and Symptoms

Dysuria is the medical term for painful or difficult urination. Common causes of this condition are genital herpes, gonorrhea, kidney infections, cystitis, chlamydia, and kidney stones. Symptoms include urgency, burning, increased frequency, and difficulty passing urine.

Dyspnea On Exertion ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Other Respiratory Abnormalities

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 786.09

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 786.09.

The Short Description Is: Respiratory abnorm NEC.

Known As

Dyspnea on exertion is also known as abnormal respiratory rhythm, air hunger, catching breath, does not control breathing, excessively deep breathing, hypoventilation, periodic breathing, respiratory tract paralysis, unable to breathe, unable to huff, winded, and yawning absent. This excludes respiratory distress: following trauma and surgery (518.52), newborn (770.89), syndrome (newborn) (769), adult (518.52), respiratory failure (518.81, 518.83-518.84), and newborn (770.84). This applies to respiratory: distress and insufficiency.

Dyspnea On Exertion Definition

Dyspnea on exertion is shortness of breath due to the combination of physical activity and cardiovascular or respiratory disorders. Symptoms include rapid breathing, shallow breathing, and trouble getting a deep breath.

Pedal Edema ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Edema

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 782.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 782.3.

Known As

Pedal edema is also known as anasarca, ankle edema, ankle swelling, edema (swelling), edema (swelling) leg, edema (swelling) arms and legs, edema of face, edema of foot, edema of lower extremity, edema localized, edema lower extremity, edema peripheral, facial edema, leg edema, localized edema, pedal edema, pedal edema (foot swelling), and peripheral edema. This excludes ascites (789.51-789.59), edema of: newborn NOS (778.5), pregnancy (642.0-642.9, 646.1), fluid retention (276.69), hydrops fetalis (773.3, 778.0), hydrothorax (511.81-511.89), and nutrional edema (260, 262). This applies to anasarca, dropsy, and localized edema NOS.

Pedal Edema Definition and Symptoms

Pedal edema is swelling of the ankles and feet. This can be caused by many things, the most common causes are allergic reactions, pregnancy, heart disease, obstruction of blood flow, medications, and kidney disease.

Nocturnal Enuresis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Nocturnal Enuresis

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 788.36

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 788.36.

Known As

Nocturnal enuresis is also known as nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting).

Nocturnal Enuresis Definition and Symptoms

Nocturnal enuresis is involuntary urination in children and adults over the age of 5. The term nocturnal refers to involuntary urination during the night, typically while they are sleeping. The cause of this is unclear and is thought to have multiple factors.

Debility ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Debility, Unspecified

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 799.3

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 799.3.

The Short Description Is: Debility NOS.

Debility Definition and Symptoms

Debility is a medical term used to describe any type of physical weakness due to an illness or disease.

Unsteady Gait ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Abnormality of Gait

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 781.2

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 781.2.

Known As

Unsteady gait is also known as abnormal gait, ataxic gait, cautious gait (finding), functional gait abnormality (finding), gait abnormality, gait abnormality functional, gait abnormality functional (nonphysiologic), gait ataxic, gait disorder due to weakness (disorder), gait disorder ataxic, gait disorder multifactorial, gait disorder painful gait, gait disorder postural instability, gait disorder spastic, gait disorder stumbling, gait disorder weakness, gait disturbance senile, gait multifactorial, gait painful, gait postural instability, gait spastic,
gait stumbling, gait unsteady, gait weakness, limp in childhood, limping, limping child, multifactorial gait problem (finding), painful gait (finding), spastic gait (finding), stumbling gait (finding), toe walking, toe-walking gait, unsteady gait, and unsteady when walking (finding). This excludes ataxia: NOS (781.3), difficulty in walking (719.7), locomotor (progressive) (094.0). This applies to gait: ataxic, paralytic, spastic, and staggering.

Unsteady Gait Definition and Symptoms

Unsteady gait is a coordination problem when walking, as well as trouble maintaining posture. Some common conditions associated with unsteady gait are epilepsy, hypothermia, head injury, stroke, and middle ear infections. Symptoms include frequent falls, trouble holding the body straight up when walking, and trouble walking.

Ecchymosis ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Spontaneous Ecchymoses

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 782.7

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 782.7.

Known As

Ecchymosis is also known as ecchymoses spontaneous, petechiae, and spontaneous ecchymosis. This excludes ecchymosis in fetus or newborn (772.6) and purpura (287.0-287.9). This applies to petechiae.

Ecchymosis Definition and Symptoms

Ecchymosis is a reddish or bluish discoloration of the skin that is spontaneous. The discoloration occurs because blood escapes from ruptured vessels into the capillaries. Some of the causes of ecchymosis include leukemia, liver cirrhosis, and acute renal failure. Symptoms are blue, red, or purple skin patches, inflammation of the unaffected skin surrounding the discoloration, and perception of pain although pain usually isn’t present.