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ICD-10-CM Code R44.8
Other symptoms and signs involving general sensations and perceptions

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

R44.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other symptoms and signs involving general sensations and perceptions. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code R448 is used to code Synesthesia

Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia; from the Ancient Greek σύν syn, "together", and αἴσθησις aisthēsis, "sensation") is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway. People who report a lifelong history of such experiences are known as synesthetes.

Specialty: Neurology
MeSH Code: C562460

How someone with synesthesia might perceive certain letters and numbers. Synesthetes see characters just as others do (in whichever color actually displayed) but simultaneously perceive colors as associated with or evoked by each one.

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #951 - Other factors influencing health status.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R44.8 - Other symptoms and signs involving general sensations and perceptions'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R44.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other ill-defined conditions (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 R44.8 and a single ICD9 code, 799.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: R44 - Other symptoms and signs involving general sensations and perceptions

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