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ICD-10-CM Code K52.8
Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

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 K52.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of K52.8 that describes the diagnosis 'other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis' in more detail.


The ICD code K528 is used to code Eosinophilic gastroenteritis

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EG) is a rare and heterogeneous condition characterized by patchy or diffuse eosinophilic infiltration of gastrointestinal (GI) tissue, first described by Kaijser in 1937. Presentation may vary depending on location as well as depth and extent of bowel wall involvement and usually runs a chronic relapsing course. It can be classified into mucosal, muscular and serosal types based on the depth of involvement. Any part of the GI tract can be affected, and isolated biliary tract involvement has also been reported. The stomach is the organ most commonly affected, followed by the small intestine and the colon.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
ICD 9 Code: 558.3

H&E Stain: Dense Eosinophilic infiltration of gastro-duodenal wall


Parent Code: K52 - Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

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