ICD-10-CM Code K55.21
Angiodysplasia of colon with hemorrhage
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K55.21 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of angiodysplasia of colon with hemorrhage. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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|
- DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage with MCC.
- DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage with CC.
- DRG Group #377-379 - G.i. hemorrhage without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K55.21 - Angiodysplasia of colon with hemorrhage'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 569.85 was previously used, K55.21 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.