ICD-10-CM Code R18 Details

Child Codes
Official Long Descriptor
Ascites
Includes: fluid in peritoneal cavity
Excludes1: ascites in alcoholic cirrhosis (K70.31)
ascites in alcoholic hepatitis (K70.11)
ascites in toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis (K71.51)
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Category Notes
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* = Related articles are not official codeset documents |   Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2012