Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 338.19
Other acute pain
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 338.19 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 338.19 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 338.19 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R52 Pain, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abdominal pain, acute
  • Acute abdominal pain
  • Acute exacerbation of chronic abdominal pain
  • Acute low back pain < 3 months
  • Acute low back pain for less than 3 months
  • Acute low back pain less than 3 months
  • Acute pain
  • Chronic abdominal pain w acute exacerbation
  • Chronic abdominal pain with acute exacerbation
  • Pain from tissue expander
  • Pain of lumbar, acute, for less then 3 months
  • Posttreatment pain
338.19 Excludes
  • neoplasm related acute pain (338.3)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 338.19:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 338.19 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.