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ICD-10-CM Code K52.81
Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K52.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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

Coding Notes for K52.81 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.
Eosinophilic enteritis
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."
Eosinophilic esophagitis - instead, use code K20.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with predominant mucosal disease (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K52.81 - Eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K52.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Eosinophilic gastritis, without mention of hemorrhage (approximate match)
Eosinophilic gastritis, with hemorrhage (approximate match)
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code K52.81 and a single ICD9 code, 558.41 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: K52.8 - Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K5281