ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R60.0

Localized edema

Diagnosis Code R60.0

ICD-10: R60.0
Short Description: Localized edema
Long Description: Localized edema
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R60.0

Valid for Submission
The code R60.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • General symptoms and signs (R50-R69)
      • Edema, not elsewhere classified (R60)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R60.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Abdominal wall edema
  • Ankle edema
  • Application site disorder
  • Application site edema
  • Dental swelling
  • Dependent edema
  • Edema of all toes
  • Edema of back
  • Edema of breast
  • Edema of buttock
  • Edema of calf
  • Edema of chest wall
  • Edema of dorsum of foot
  • Edema of dorsum of hand
  • Edema of ear canal
  • Edema of elbow
  • Edema of entire limb
  • Edema of extremity
  • Edema of extremity of sudden onset
  • Edema of extremity with extension to trunk
  • Edema of face
  • Edema of finger
  • Edema of foot
  • Edema of forearm
  • Edema of hand
  • Edema of knee
  • Edema of lower extremity
  • Edema of lower leg
  • Edema of oral soft tissues
  • Edema of palm of hand
  • Edema of shoulder
  • Edema of sole of foot
  • Edema of structure within eye
  • Edema of suprapubic region
  • Edema of the tongue
  • Edema of the upper extremity
  • Edema of thigh
  • Edema of thumb
  • Edema of trunk
  • Edema of upper arm
  • Edema of wrist
  • Facial lymphedema
  • Genital edema
  • Gingival edema
  • Gravitational edema of leg
  • Injection site edema
  • Lesion of skeletal muscle structure
  • Localized edema
  • Mucous membrane edema
  • Mucous membrane edema
  • Myedema
  • Nasal mucosa edematous
  • On examination - abdominal edema
  • On examination - edema of ankles
  • On examination - edema of arms
  • On examination - edema of feet
  • On examination - edema of legs
  • On examination - edema of thighs
  • On examination - genital edema
  • On examination - nasal mucosa
  • On examination - nasal mucosa edematous
  • On examination - sacral edema
  • Perineum edematous
  • Perineum edematous
  • Perineum slightly edematous
  • Perineum very edematous
  • Retroperitoneal edema
  • Sacral edema
  • Skin folds visible on edematous limb
  • Subungual swelling
  • Swelling of buttock
  • Swelling of finger
  • Swelling of finger
  • Swelling of finger of left hand
  • Swelling of finger of right hand
  • Swelling of oral cavity structure
  • Swelling of toe of left foot
  • Swelling of toe of right foot
  • Swelling of urogenital structure
  • Toe swelling
  • Toe swelling
  • Unilateral leg edema

Information for Patients


Also called: Dropsy

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body.

Causes of edema include

  • Eating too much salt
  • Sunburn
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver problems from cirrhosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy
  • Some medicines
  • Standing or walking a lot when the weather is warm

To keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill.

  • Abdominal tap (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Angioedema (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Foot, leg, and ankle swelling (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pulmonary edema (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Swelling (Medical Encyclopedia)

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