2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06

Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K06) and the excluded code together.
  • acute gingivitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.0

    Acute gingivitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (A69.1)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] gingivostomatitis (B00.2)
    K05.0
    )
  • atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K08.2

    Atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K08.2
    )
  • chronic gingivitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.1

    Chronic gingivitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Desquamative gingivitis (chronic)
    • Gingivitis (chronic) NOS
    • Hyperplastic gingivitis (chronic)
    • Pregnancy associated gingivitis
    • Simple marginal gingivitis (chronic)
    • Ulcerative gingivitis (chronic)
    Code First
    • , if applicable, diseases of the digestive system complicating pregnancy (O99.61-)
    K05.1
    )
  • gingivitis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K05.1

    Chronic gingivitis

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Desquamative gingivitis (chronic)
    • Gingivitis (chronic) NOS
    • Hyperplastic gingivitis (chronic)
    • Pregnancy associated gingivitis
    • Simple marginal gingivitis (chronic)
    • Ulcerative gingivitis (chronic)
    Code First
    • , if applicable, diseases of the digestive system complicating pregnancy (O99.61-)
    K05.1
    )
The following code(s) above K06 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to K06:
  • K00-K95
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range K00-K95

    Diseases of the digestive system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the digestive system
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K06
K05.313 …… severe
K05.319 …… unspecified severity
K05.32 Chronic periodontitis, generalized
K05.321 …… slight
K05.322 …… moderate
K05.323 …… severe
K05.329 …… unspecified severity
K05.4 Periodontosis
K05.5 Other periodontal diseases
K05.6 Periodontal disease, unspecified
K06 Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge
K06.0 Gingival recession
K06.01 Gingival recession, localized
K06.010 Localized gingival recession, unspecified
K06.011 Localized gingival recession, minimal
K06.012 Localized gingival recession, moderate
K06.013 Localized gingival recession, severe
K06.02 Gingival recession, generalized
K06.020 Generalized gingival recession, unspecified
K06.021 Generalized gingival recession, minimal
K06.022 Generalized gingival recession, moderate

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