Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 792.1
Nonspecific abnormal findings in stool contents
  • Short description: ABN FIND-STOOL CONTENTS.
  • ICD-9-CM 792.1 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 792.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 792.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 792.1: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Occult (not visible) blood in stool
  • Occult blood in stool
  • Occult blood in stools
792.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Abnormal stool color
  • Fat in stool
  • Mucus in stool
  • Occult blood
  • Pus in stool
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 792.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R19.5 Other fecal abnormalities
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 792.1:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • stool NEC 787.7
      • bloody 578.1
        • occult 792.1
      • bulky 787.7
      • color (dark) (light) 792.1
      • content (fat) (mucus) (pus) 792.1
      • occult blood 792.1
  • Blood
    • in
      • feces (see also Melena) 578.1
        • occult 792.1
      • urine (see also Hematuria) 599.7
    • occult 792.1
  • Fat
    • in stool 792.1
  • Findings, abnormal, without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • stool NEC 792.1
      • bloody 578.1
        • occult 792.1
      • color 792.1
      • culture, positive 792.1
      • occult blood 792.1
  • Mucus
    • in stool 792.1
  • Positive
  • Pus
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