ICD-10-CM Code K11.6
Mucocele of salivary gland
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K11.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mucocele of salivary gland. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K116 is used to code Ranula
A ranula is a type of mucocele found on the floor of the mouth. Ranulas present as a swelling of connective tissue consisting of collected mucin from a ruptured salivary gland caused by local trauma. If small and asymptomatic further treatment may not be needed, otherwise minor oral surgery may be indicated.
|ICD 9 Code:||527.6|
Coding Notes for K11.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Mucous extravasation cyst of salivary gland
- Mucous retention cyst of salivary gland
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #011-013 - Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #154-156 - Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K11.6 - Mucocele of salivary gland'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 527.6 was previously used, K11.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.