Thickened Endometrial Lining ICD 9 Code

Billable Medical Code for Nonspecific (Abnormal) Findings on Radiological and Other Examination of Genitourinary Organs

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 793.5

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 793.5.

The Short Description Is: Nonsp abn find-gu organs.

Known As

Thickened endometrial lining is also known as abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of urinary organs, bladder filling defect, cystography abnormal, endometrial thickening, endometrium thickened, imaging of genitourinary system abnormal, kidney filling defect, ureter filling defect, and x-ray of genitourinary system abnormal. This applies to filling defect: bladder, kidney, and ureter.

Thickened Endometrial Lining Definition and Symptoms

Thickened endometrial lining is a thickening of the lining of the uterus which is in response to estrogen stimulation. This is most common in pre-menopausal women and women with irregular periods. Symptoms include heavy menstrual bleeding, pain during sexual intercourse, amenorrhea, periods that last longer than usual, and vaginal bleeding in between periods or after menopause.