ICD-10-CM Code K52.9
Noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
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.
Coding Notes for K52.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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 ExcludesType-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
- 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.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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.