ICD-10-CM Code K31.6
Fistula of stomach and duodenum
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K31.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of fistula of stomach and duodenum. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K31 is used to code Stomach disease
The stomach is an important organ in the body. It plays a vital role in digestion of foods, releases various enzymes and also protects the lower intestine from harmful organisms. The stomach connects to the esophagus above and to the small intestine below. It is intricately related to the pancreas, spleen and liver. The stomach does vary in size but its J shape is constant. The stomach lies in the upper part of the abdomen just below the left rib cage.
|ICD 9 Code:||536.750|
The location of the stomach in the body.
Coding Notes for K31.6 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.
- Gastrocolic fistula
- Gastrojejunocolic fistula
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Internal duodenal fistula (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K31.6 - Fistula of stomach and duodenum'
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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 537.4 was previously used, K31.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.