ICD-9-CM 626.6 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 626.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Abnl uterine bleeding
Abnormal uterine bleeding
Bleeding/spotting, uterine, abnormal
Break through bleeding
Intermenstrual bleeding - irregular
Metrorrhagia (irregualr menstrual bleeding)
Abnormal uterine bleeding that is not related to menstruation, usually in females without regular menstrual cycle. The irregular and unpredictable bleeding usually comes from a dysfunctional endometrium.
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 626.6 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.