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ICD-10-CM Code K64.3
Fourth degree hemorrhoids

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

K64.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of fourth degree hemorrhoids. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

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

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K64.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Grade/stage IV hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids (bleeding) with prolapsed tissue that cannot be manually replaced

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 'K64.3 - Fourth degree hemorrhoids'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K64.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Internal hemorrhoids without mention of complication (approximate match)
Internal thrombosed hemorrhoids (approximate match)
Internal hemorrhoids with other complication (approximate match)
External hemorrhoids with other complication (approximate match)
Unspecified hemorrhoids without mention of complication (approximate match)
Unspecified thrombosed hemorrhoids (approximate match)
Unspecified hemorrhoids with other complication (approximate match)

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 K64.3 and a single ICD9 code, 455.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: K64 - Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis

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