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ICD-10-CM Code K82.4
Cholesterolosis of gallbladder

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

K82.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of cholesterolosis of gallbladder. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code K824 is used to code Cholesterolosis of gallbladder

In surgical pathology, strawberry gallbladder, more formally cholesterolosis of the gallbladder and gallbladder cholesterolosis, is a change in the gallbladder wall due to excess cholesterol.

Specialty: Gastroenterology
ICD 9 Code: 575.6

Micrograph of cholesterolosis of the gallbladder. H&E stain.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for K82.4 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.
Strawberry gallbladder
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Cholesterolosis of gallbladder with cholecystitis - instead, use code K81.-
Cholesterolosis of gallbladder with cholelithiasis - instead, use code K80.-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #444-446 - Disorders of the biliary tract with MCC.
  • DRG Group #444-446 - Disorders of the biliary tract with CC.
  • DRG Group #444-446 - Disorders of the biliary tract without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'K82.4 - Cholesterolosis of gallbladder'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code K82.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Imbibition, cholesterol(gallbladder) (K82.4)
Cholesterolosis, cholesterosis(gallbladder) (K82.4)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Cholesterolosis of gallbladder (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 575.6 was previously used, K82.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: K82 - Other diseases of gallbladder

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/K824