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ICD-10-CM Code K63.81
Dieulafoy lesion of intestine

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

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).

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Code: D044483
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 Excludes
Type-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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K63.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Dieulafoy lesion (hemorrhagic) of intestine (exact match)

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.


Parent Code: K63.8 - Other specified diseases of intestine

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K6381