Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 793.0
nOnspecific abnormal findings on radiological and other examination of skull and head
  • Short description: ABN FINDING-SKULL & HEAD.
  • ICD-9-CM 793.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 793.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 793.0.
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793.0 Excludes
  • nonspecific abnormal echoencephalogram (794.01)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 793.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R93.0 Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of skull and head, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 793.0:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • radiological examination 793.9
  • Cistern, subarachnoid 793.0
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • subarachnoid 348.0
      • intrasellar 793.0
  • Enlargement, enlarged - see also Hypertrophy
    • pituitary fossa 793.0
    • sella turcica 793.0
  • Findings, abnormal, without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • pneumoencephalogram 793.0
    • ventriculogram (cerebral) 793.0
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