Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10.9

Unspecified abdominal pain

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • R10.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of R10.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 R10.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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
Approximate 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 v34.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteristis and miscellaneous digestive 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: