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ICD-10-CM Code K64.4
Residual hemorrhoidal skin tags

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

K64.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of residual hemorrhoidal skin tags. 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 K64.4 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.
External hemorrhoids, NOS
Skin tags of anus

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Bleeding external hemorrhoids (disorder)
  • External hemorrhoids without complication (disorder)
  • Anal skin tag (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K64.4 - Residual hemorrhoidal skin tags'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K64.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


External hemorrhoids without mention of complication (approximate match)
Residual hemorrhoidal skin tags (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 455.9 was previously used, K64.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: K64 - Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis

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