ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Apr 23, 2019
  ICD-10 Code for Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of vagina R87.625

R87.625 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

R87.625 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 18 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R99)
Section R83-R89 Abnormal findings on examination of other body fluids, substances and tissues, without diagnosis (R83-R89)
Category R87 Abnormal findings in specimens from female genital organs

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Inadequate sample of cytologic smear of vagina
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Related Terms to “Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of vagina”

  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalitiesSee also Anomaly
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
    • sample of cytologic smear
      • vagina - R87.625
  • Unsatisfactory
    • sample of cytologic smear
      • vagina - R87.625
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Questions related to R87.625 Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of vagina

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