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ICD-10-CM Code K70.10
Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Adult Only
Adult Only
Code is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

K70.10 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of alcoholic hepatitis without ascites. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code K701 is used to code Steatohepatitis

Steatohepatitis (also known as fatty liver disease) is a type of liver disease, characterized by inflammation of the liver with concurrent fat accumulation in liver (steato-, meaning "fat", hepatitis, meaning "inflammation of the liver"). More deposition of fat in the liver is termed steatosis, and together these constitute fatty liver changes.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: 571.0, 571.8

Micrograph of steatohepatitis. Liver biopsy. Trichrome stain

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #432-434 - Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #432-434 - Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis with CC.
  • DRG Group #432-434 - Cirrhosis and alcoholic hepatitis without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Alcoholic hepatitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K70.10 - Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K70.10. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Acute alcoholic hepatitis (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 K70.10 and a single ICD9 code, 571.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: K70.1 - Alcoholic hepatitis

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