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ICD-10-CM Code K31.8
Other specified diseases of stomach and duodenum

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code K31.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of K31.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified diseases of stomach and duodenum' in more detail.


The ICD code K318 is used to code Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis (gastro- from Ancient Greek γαστήρ gaster, "stomach" and πάρεσις -paresis, "partial paralysis"), also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition consisting of a paresis (partial paralysis) of the stomach, resulting in food remaining in the stomach for an abnormally long time. Normally, the stomach contracts to move food down into the small intestine for additional digestion. The vagus nerve controls these contractions. Gastroparesis may occur when the vagus nerve is damaged and the muscles of the stomach and intestines do not properly function. Food then moves slowly or stops moving through the digestive tract.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D018589,
ICD 9 Codes: 536.3, 537.5

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Rolling hiatus hernia with gastric volvulus (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K31.8 - Other specified diseases of stomach and duodenum'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K31.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: K31 - Other diseases of stomach and duodenum

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