International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 20, 2017

See: Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from female genital organs

R87.61 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri
Excludes1
  • abnormal cytological findings in specimens from other female genital organs (R87.69)
  • abnormal cytological findings in specimens from vagina (R87.62-)
  • carcinoma in situ of cervix uteri (histologically confirmed) (D06.-)
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia I [CIN I] (N87.0)
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia II [CIN II] (N87.1)
  • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia III [CIN III] (D06.-)
  • dysplasia (mild) (moderate) of cervix uteri (histologically confirmed) (N87.-)
  • severe dysplasia of cervix uteri (histologically confirmed) (D06.-)
Excludes2
  • cervical high risk human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test positive (R87.810)
  • cervical low risk human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test positive (R87.820)

More specific codes for Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri

  • R87.610 - Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance on cytologic smear of cervix (ASC-US)
  • R87.611 - Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (ASC-H)
  • R87.612 - Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (LGSIL)
  • R87.613 - High grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of cervix (HGSIL)
  • R87.614 - Cytologic evidence of malignancy on smear of cervix
  • R87.615 - Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of cervix
  • R87.616 - Satisfactory cervical smear but lacking transformation zone
  • R87.618 - Other abnormal cytological findings on specimens from cervix uteri
  • R87.619 - Unspecified abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri
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Questions related to R87.61 Abnormal cytological findings in specimens from cervix uteri

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