Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10.9

Unspecified abdominal pain

  • R10.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2014 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, R10.9 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a sensation of marked discomfort in the abdominal region.
  • Painful sensation in the abdominal region.
  • Sensation of discomfort, distress, or agony in the abdominal region; generally associated with functional disorders, tissue injuries, or diseases.
  • Your abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. Pain in the abdomen can come from any one of them. The pain may start somewhere else, such as your chest. Severe pain doesn't always mean a serious problem. Nor does mild pain mean a problem is not serious. Call your healthcare provider if mild pain lasts a week or more or if you have pain with other symptoms. Get medical help immediately if
    • you have abdominal pain that is sudden and sharp
    • you also have pain in your chest, neck or shoulder
    • you're vomiting blood or have blood in your stool
    • your abdomen is stiff, hard and tender to touch
    • you can't move your bowels, especially if you're also vomiting
Description Synonyms
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain, acute
  • Abdominal pain, chronic
  • Abdominal pain, recurrent
  • Abdominal pain, visceral
  • Abdominal wall pain
  • Acute abdominal pain
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain w acute exacerbation
  • Chronic abdominal pain with acute exacerbation
  • Flank pain
  • Recurrent abdominal pain
  • Visceral abdominal pain
  • Visceral pain
ICD-10-CM R10.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM R10.9 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM R10.9: