ICD-10-CM Code K63.5
Polyp of colon
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K63.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of polyp of colon. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K635 is used to code Colorectal polyp
A colorectal polyp is a polyp (fleshy growth) occurring on the lining of the colon or rectum. Untreated colorectal polyps can develop into colorectal cancer.
Polyp of sigmoid colon as revealed by colonoscopy. Approximately 1 cm in diameter. The polyp was removed by snare cautery
Coding Notes for K63.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
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."
- Adenomatous polyp of colon - instead, use code D12.6
- Inflammatory polyp of colon - instead, use code K51.4-
- Polyposis of colon - instead, use code D12.6
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #393-395 - Other digestive system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K63.5 - Polyp of colon'
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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 K63.5 and a single ICD9 code, 211.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.