Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 793.3
Nonspecific (abnormal) findings on radiological and other examination of biliary tract
  • Short description: Nonsp abn fd-bilry tract.
  • ICD-9-CM 793.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 793.3 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 793.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R93.2 Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of liver and biliary tract
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abnl biliary tract ultrasound
  • Abnormal biliary tract ultrasound
  • Abnormal computerized tomography of biliary tract
  • Abnormal findings diagnostic imaging of liver+biliary tract
  • Abnormal gallbladder function
  • Biliary contrast radiography abnormal
  • Finding of biliary tract
  • Imaging of biliary tract abnormal
  • Nonvisualization of gallbladder
  • Peroral cholecystography abnormal
Applies To
  • Nonvisualization of gallbladder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 793.3:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Defect, defective 759.9
  • Filling defect
    • biliary tract 793.3
    • gallbladder 793.3
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • gallbladder, nonvisualization 793.3
    • nonvisualization of gallbladder 793.3
  • Nonvisualization, gallbladder 793.3
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