ICD-10-CM Code K63.81
Dieulafoy lesion of intestine
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K63.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dieulafoy lesion of intestine. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K638 is used to code Cronkhite-Canada syndrome
Cronkhite–Canada syndrome is a rare syndrome characterized by multiple polyps of the digestive tract. It is sporadic (i.e. it does not seem to be a hereditary disease), and it is currently considered acquired and idiopathic (i.e. cause remains unknown).
|ICD 9 Code:||211.3|
Coding Notes for K63.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Dieulafoy lesion of stomach and duodenum - instead, use code K31.82
- 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 'K63.81 - Dieulafoy lesion of intestine'
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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 569.86 was previously used, K63.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.