ICD-10-CM Code R59
Enlarged lymph nodes
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code R59 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of R59 that describes the diagnosis 'enlarged lymph nodes' in more detail.
- R59 Enlarged lymph nodes NON-BILLABLE
Coding Notes for R59 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Includes Notes:
IncludesIncludes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
- Swollen glands
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Lymphadenitis NOS - instead, use code I88.9
- Acute lymphadenitis - instead, use code L04.-
- Chronic lymphadenitis - instead, use code I88.1
- Mesenteric (acute) (chronic) lymphadenitis - instead, use code I88.0
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R59 - Enlarged lymph nodes'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R59. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.