ICD-10-CM Code K59.4
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K59.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of anal spasm. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K594 is used to code Proctalgia fugax
Proctalgia fugax (a variant of levator ani syndrome) is a severe, episodic, rectal and sacrococcygeal pain. It can be caused by cramp of the levator ani muscle, particularly in the pubococcygeus.
|ICD 9 Code:||564.6|
Coding Notes for K59.4 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.
- Proctalgia fugax
- 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
- Painful spasm of anus (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K59.4 - Anal spasm'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K59.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 564.6 was previously used, K59.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.