ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 21, 2017

See: Abnormalities of gait and mobility

  ICD-10 Code for Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified R26.2

R26.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

R26.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 18 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
Section R25-R29 Symptoms and signs involving the nervous and musculoskeletal systems (R25-R29)
Category R26 Abnormalities of gait and mobility

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Related Terms to “Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified”

  • Difficult, difficulty(in)
    • walking - R26.2
  • Dysbasia - R26.2
  • Gait abnormality - R26.9
    • walking difficulty NEC - R26.2
  • Walking
    • difficulty - R26.2
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to R26.2 Difficulty in walking, not elsewhere classified

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