ICD-10-CM Code K13.5
Oral submucous fibrosis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K13.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of oral submucous fibrosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K135 is used to code Oral submucous fibrosis
Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF or OSF) is a chronic, complex, potentially precancerous condition of the mouth characterized by juxta-epithelial inflammatory reaction and progressive fibrosis of the submucosal tissues (the lamina propria and deeper connective tissues). As the disease progresses, the jaws become rigid to the point that the person is unable to open the mouth. The condition is linked to oral cancers and is associated with areca nut or betel quid chewing, a habit similar to tobacco chewing, is practiced predominantly in Southeast Asia and India, dating back thousands of years.
Coding Notes for K13.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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- Submucous fibrosis of tongue
- 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 #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with MCC.
- DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases with CC.
- DRG Group #157-159 - Dental and oral diseases without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K13.5 - Oral submucous fibrosis'
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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 528.8 was previously used, K13.5 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.