Enlarged lymph nodes R59-

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 R59. 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.
  • lymphadenitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.9

    Nonspecific lymphadenitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Lymphadenitis NOS
  • acute lymphadenitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04
    • L04 Acute lymphadenitis
      • L04.0 Acute lymphadenitis of face, head and neck
      • L04.1 Acute lymphadenitis of trunk
      • L04.2 Acute lymphadenitis of upper limb
      • L04.3 Acute lymphadenitis of lower limb
      • L04.8 Acute lymphadenitis of other sites
      • L04.9 Acute lymphadenitis, unspecified
  • chronic lymphadenitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.1

    Chronic lymphadenitis, except mesenteric

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adenitis
    • Lymphadenitis
  • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) lymphadenitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.0

    Nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Mesenteric lymphadenitis (acute)(chronic)
Includes Help
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  • swollen glands
Clinical Information
  • A clinical finding indicating that a lymph node is enlarged. Causes include viral and bacterial infections and cancers that affect the lymph nodes.
  • Disease or swelling of the lymph nodes.
  • Lymphadenopathy: the abnormal enlargement of lymph nodes.
  • R59 Enlarged lymph nodes
    • R59.0 Localized enlarged lymph nodes
    • R59.1 Generalized enlarged lymph nodes
    • R59.9 Enlarged lymph nodes, unspecified