ICD-10-CM Code for Abnormal blood-gas level R79.81

ICD-10 code R79.81 for Abnormal blood-gas level is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified .

Abnormal blood-gas level


Excludes1: asymptomatic hyperuricemia (E79.0)
hyperglycemia NOS (R73.9)
hypoglycemia NOS (E16.2)
neonatal hypoglycemia (P70.3-P70.4)
specific findings indicating disorder of amino-acid metabolism (E70-E72)
specific findings indicating disorder of carbohydrate metabolism (E73-E74)
specific findings indicating disorder of lipid metabolism (E75.-)

Use additional code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)

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