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ICD-10-CM Code R26.81
Unsteadiness on feet

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

R26.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unsteadiness on feet. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R26 is used to code Gait abnormality

Gait abnormality is a deviation from normal walking (gait). Watching a patient walk is the most important part of the neurological examination. Normal gait requires that many systems, including strength, sensation and coordination, function in an integrated fashion. Many common problems in the nervous system and musculoskeletal system will show up in the way a person walks.

MeSH Code: D020233
ICD 9 Code: 781.2
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with MCC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system with CC.
  • DRG Group #091-093 - Other disorders of nervous system without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Does not balance when standing (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R26.81 - Unsteadiness on feet'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R26.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Unsteadiness on feet (R26.81)


Abnormality of gait (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 R26.81 and a single ICD9 code, 781.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R26.8 - Other abnormalities of gait and mobility

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