What is the ICD 10 code for esophageal dysmotility?

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What is the ICD 10 code for esophageal dysmotility?

Dyskinesia of esophagus

K22. 4 is a billable/specific ICD10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2020 edition of ICD10-CM K22.

Also asked, what is esophageal dysmotility?

Esophageal motility refers to contractions occurring in the esophagus, which propel the food bolus forward toward the stomach. When contractions in the esophagus become irregular, unsynchronized or absent, the patient is said to have esophageal dysmotility.

One may also ask, what is Presbyesophagus? Presbyesophagus is a term used to describe an abnormal shape of the swallowing tube (esophagus) that occurs in some individuals. In this situation, the esophagus appears wavier than a typically straight esophagus. This change may impact esophageal movement (motility).

People also ask, what is the ICD 10 code for esophageal motility disorder?

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ICD-10: K22.4
Short Description: Dyskinesia of esophagus
Long Description: Dyskinesia of esophagus

What is the ICD 10 diagnosis code for dysphagia?

2020 ICD10-CM Diagnosis Code R13. 10: Dysphagia, unspecified.

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