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ICD-10-CM Code R07.2
Precordial pain

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

R07.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of precordial pain. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code R072 is used to code Precordial catch syndrome

Precordial catch syndrome (PCS), also known as Texidor's twinge, is a common cause of chest pain in children and adolescents. It also occurs, though less frequently, in adults. PCS manifests itself as a very intense, sharp pain, typically at the left side of the chest, generally in the cartilage between the bones of the sternum and rib cage, which is worse when taking breaths. Oftentimes the symptoms are described as a "bubble in the chest" sometimes associated with the feeling of a "bubble popping" or cracking sensation which usually resolves the pain. Patients often think that they are having a heart attack which causes them to panic. This pain typically lasts from a few seconds to a few minutes, though, in some cases, it can persist for up to 30 minutes. The frequency of episodes varies from patient to patient; sometimes occurring daily with multiple episodes each day, or on a less frequent basis with weeks, months, or even years between episodes. On rare occasions, breathing in or out suddenly will cause a small "bubble" popping or cracking sensation in the chest, which results in the pain going away. In most cases the pain is resolved quickly and completely, and medication is not needed for the pain to subside. There is no known treatment or cure for PCS.

Specialty: Cardiology
ICD 9 Code: 786.51
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #313 - Chest pain.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Esophageal colic (finding)
  • Pain of sternum (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R07.2 - Precordial pain'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R07.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Precordial pain (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 786.51 was previously used, R07.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: R07 - Pain in throat and chest

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