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ICD-10-CM Code K52.9
Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified

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

K52.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code K529 is used to code Ileitis

Ileitis is an inflammation of the ileum, a portion of the small intestine. Crohn's ileitis is a type of Crohn's disease affecting the ileum. Ileitis is caused by the bacterium Lawsonia intracellularis. Inflammatory bowel disease does not associate with Lawsonia intracellularis infection.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Code: D007079
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K52.9 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.
Colitis NOS
Enteritis NOS
Gastroenteritis NOS
Ileitis NOS
Jejunitis NOS
Sigmoiditis NOS
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."
Diarrhea NOS - instead, use code R19.7
Functional diarrhea - instead, use code K59.1
Infectious gastroenteritis and colitis NOS - instead, use Code A09
Neonatal diarrhea (noninfective) - instead, use code P78.3
Psychogenic diarrhea - instead, use code F45.8

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

  • Hemorrhagic colitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K52.9 - Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K52.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Sigmoiditis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Ileitis(chronic) (noninfectious) (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Ileocolitis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Gastroenteritis(acute) (chronic) (noninfectious) (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Gastroenteropathy (K52.9) (see: Gastroenteritis)
Gastrojejunitis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) (septic) (K52.9)
Enterocolitis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Cecitis (K52.9)
Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) (K52.9) (see: Enteritis)
Gastroenteritis(acute) (chronic) (noninfectious) (K52.9) (see: Enteritis) +
Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) (K52.9) (see: Enteritis) +
Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) (septic) (K52.9) +
Sigmoiditis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis) +
Enterocolitis (K52.9) (see: Enteritis) +


Other and unspecified noninfectious gastroenteritis and colitis (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 K52.9 and a single ICD9 code, 558.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

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

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