ICD-10-CM Code K51.51
Left sided colitis with complications
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code K51.51 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of K51.51 that describes the diagnosis 'left sided colitis with complications' in more detail.
- K51.51 Left sided colitis with complications NON-BILLABLE
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:
|MeSH Codes:||D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751|
|ICD 9 Codes:||5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558|
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K51.51 - Left sided colitis with complications'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K51.51. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.