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ICD-10-CM Code K72.0
Acute and subacute hepatic failure

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 K72.0 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of K72.0 that describes the diagnosis 'acute and subacute hepatic failure' in more detail.

The ICD code K720 is used to code Ischemic hepatitis

Ischemic hepatitis (also known as shock liver) is a condition defined as an acute liver injury caused by insufficient blood flow (and consequently insufficient oxygen delivery) to the liver. The decreased blood flow (perfusion) to the liver is usually due to shock or low blood pressure. However, local causes involving the hepatic artery that supplies oxygen to the liver, such as a blood clot in the hepatic artery, can also cause ischemic hepatitis.

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ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K72.0 - Acute and subacute hepatic failure'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K72.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: K72 - Hepatic failure, not elsewhere classified

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