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ICD-10-CM Code K25.2
Acute gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K25.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code K25 is used to code Simple PUD

peptic ulcer disease (pud), also known as a peptic ulcer or stomach ulcer, is a break in the lining of the stomach, first part of the small intestine, or occasionally the lower esophagus. an ulcer in the stomach is known as a gastric ulcer while that in the first part of the intestines is known as a duodenal ulcer. the most common symptoms are waking at night with upper abdominal pain or upper abdominal pain that improves with eating. the pain is often described as a burning or dull ache. other symptoms include belching, vomiting, weight loss, or poor appetite. about a third of older people have no symptoms. complications may include bleeding, perforation, and blockage of the stomach. bleeding occurs in as many as 15% of people.

MeSH Codes: D010437, D010437, D010437, D010437
ICD 9 Codes: 531, 532, 533, 534

Deep gastric ulcer

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage with MCC.
  • DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage with CC.
  • DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction (disorder)
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND with perforation but without obstruction (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K25.2 - Acute gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K25.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage and perforation, without mention of obstruction (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code K25.2 and a single ICD9 code, 531.20 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: K25 - Gastric ulcer

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