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ICD-10-CM Code K64
Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code K64 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of K64 that describes the diagnosis 'hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis' in more detail.


The ICD code K64 is used to code Hemorrhoid

Hemorrhoids (US English) or haemorrhoids are vascular structures in the anal canal. In their normal state, they are cushions that help with stool control. They become pathological or piles when swollen or inflamed. At this point the condition is technically known as hemorrhoidal disease.

Specialty: General Surgery
MeSH Code: D006484
ICD 9 Code: 455

Diagram demonstrating the anatomy of both internal and external hemorrhoids

Coding Notes for K64 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Includes Notes:
Includes
Includes notes further define, or give examples of, conditions included in the section.
Piles
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Hemorrhoids complicating childbirth and the puerperium - instead, use code O87.2
Hemorrhoids complicating pregnancy - instead, use code O22.4

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K64