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ICD-10-CM Code K55.2
Angiodysplasia of colon

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 K55.2 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K55.2 that describes the diagnosis 'angiodysplasia of colon' in more detail.


The ICD code K55 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:

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751,
ICD 9 Codes: 5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558, 557.1
Source: Wikipedia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K55.2 - Angiodysplasia of colon'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K55.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Parent Code: K55 - Vascular disorders of intestine

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