Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 793.91
Image test inconclusive due to excess body fat
  • Short description: Image test incon d/t fat.
  • ICD-9-CM 793.91 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 793.91 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: 793.91 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R93.9 Diagnostic imaging inconclusive due to excess body fat of patient
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify Body Mass Index (BMI), if known (V85.0-V85.54)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 793.91:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
  • Inconclusive
    • image test due to excess body fat 793.91
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