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ICD-10-CM Code K51.0
Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis

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 K51.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K51.0 that describes the diagnosis 'ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis' in more detail.


The ICD code K510 is used to code Enterocolitis

Enterocolitis or coloenteritis is an inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon. It may be caused by various infections, with bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, or other causes. Common clinical manifestations of enterocolitis are frequent diarrheal defecations, with or without nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, chills, alteration of general condition. General manifestations are given by the dissemination of the infectious agent or its toxins throughout the body, or – most frequently – by significant losses of water and minerals, the consequence of diarrhea and vomiting.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Code: D004760

Coding Notes for K51.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Backwash ileitis

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Chronic ulcerative pancolitis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K51.0 - Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K51.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: K51 - Ulcerative colitis

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