Headache R51- >

Applicable To
  • Facial pain NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as R51. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • atypical face pain (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G50.1

    Atypical facial pain

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    G50.1
    )
  • migraine and other headache syndromes (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G43

    Migraine

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    • headache NOS (R51)
    • lower half migraine (G44.00)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • headache syndromes (G44.-)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    G43
    -
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G44

    Other headache syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • headache NOS (R51)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • atypical facial pain (G50.1)
    • headache due to lumbar puncture (G97.1)
    • migraines (G43.-)
    • trigeminal neuralgia (G50.0)
    G44
    )
  • trigeminal neuralgia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G50.0

    Trigeminal neuralgia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Syndrome of paroxysmal facial pain
    • Tic douloureux
    G50.0
    )
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