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ICD-10-CM Code K51.4
Inflammatory polyps of colon

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 K51.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K51.4 that describes the diagnosis 'inflammatory polyps of colon' in more detail.


The ICD code K51 is used to code Enteritis

Enteritis (entero- + -itis) is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration, and fever. Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751
ICD 9 Codes: 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558

Coding Notes for K51.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Adenomatous polyp of colon - instead, use code D12.6
Polyposis of colon - instead, use code D12.6
Polyps of colon NOS - instead, use code K63.5

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K51.4 - Inflammatory polyps of colon'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K51.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: K51 - Ulcerative colitis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K514