ICD-10-CM Code K55.2
Angiodysplasia of colon
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 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.
- K55.2 Angiodysplasia of colon NON-BILLABLE
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:
|MeSH Codes:||D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751,|
|ICD 9 Codes:||5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558, 557.1|
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.