ICD-10-CM Code K68.12
Psoas muscle abscess
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
K68.12 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of psoas muscle abscess. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code K6812 is used to code Psoas muscle abscess
Owing to the proximal attachments of the iliopsoas, a pus-filled abscess (psoas abscess), as may occur in lumbar tuberculosis, may drain inferiorly into the upper medial thigh and present as a swelling in the region.
|ICD 9 Code:||567.31|
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with MCC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with CC.
- DRG Group #371-373 - Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K68.12 - Psoas muscle abscess'
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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 567.31 was previously used, K68.12 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.