ICD-10-CM Code K52
Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis
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 K52 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the five child codes of K52 that describes the diagnosis 'other and unsp noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis' in more detail.
- K52 Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE K52.0 and colitis
- BILLABLE K52.1 gastroenteritis and colitis
- BILLABLE K52.2 and gastroenteritis and colitis
- K52.8 Other noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis NON-BILLABLE
- BILLABLE K52.9 gastroenteritis and
The ICD code K52 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 'K52 - Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.