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ICD-10-CM Code R13.19
Other dysphagia

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

R13.19 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other dysphagia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R13 is used to code Odynophagia

Odynophagia (from the Greek roots odyno-, pain + -phagia, from phagein, to eat) is painful swallowing, in the mouth (oropharynx) or esophagus. It can occur with or without dysphagia.

MeSH Codes: , D003680, D003680, D003680, D003680
ICD 9 Codes: 787.20, 438.82, 787.2, 787.22, 787.24
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for R13.19 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Cervical dysphagia
Neurogenic dysphagia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Constant low-grade dysphagia (disorder)
  • Difficulty initiating swallowing reflex (finding)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R13.19 - Other dysphagia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R13.19. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other dysphagia (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code R13.19 and a single ICD9 code, 787.29 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R13.1 - Dysphagia

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