ICD-10-CM Code K26.9
Duodenal ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K26.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of duodenal ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K26 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
- DRG Group #380-384 - Complicated peptic ulcer with MCC.
- DRG Group #380-384 - Complicated peptic ulcer with CC.
- DRG Group #380-384 - Complicated peptic ulcer without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #380-384 - Uncomplicated peptic ulcer with MCC.
- DRG Group #380-384 - Uncomplicated peptic ulcer without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Combined gastric AND duodenal ulcer (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 'K26.9 - Duodenal ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 K26.9 and a single ICD9 code, 532.90 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.