ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 27, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Acute abdomen R10.0

R10.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

R10.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 18 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
Section R10-R19 Symptoms and signs involving the digestive system and abdomen (R10-R19)
Category R10 Abdominal and pelvic pain

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Severe abdominal pain (generalized) (with abdominal rigidity)
Excludes1
  • abdominal rigidity NOS (R19.3)
  • generalized abdominal pain NOS (R10.84)
  • localized abdominal pain (R10.1-R10.3-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Acute abdomen”

  • Abdomen, abdominalSee also condition
    • acute - R10.0
  • AcuteSee also condition
    • abdomen - R10.0
  • Crisis
    • abdomen - R10.0
  • Pain(s) - R52See also Painful
  • Rigid, rigiditySee also condition
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • abdominal
      • acute - R10.0
    • acute abdominal - R10.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.