Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.3

Acute appendicitis with localized peritonitis

    2016 Billable/Specific Code

  • K35.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K35.3. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Applicable To
  • Acute appendicitis with or without perforation or rupture NOS
  • Acute appendicitis with or without perforation or rupture with localized peritonitis
  • Acute appendicitis with peritoneal abscess
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute appendicitis w localized peritonitis
  • Acute appendicitis w peritoneal abscess
  • Localized peritonitis due to acute appendicitis
ICD-10-CM K35.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0):
  • 338 Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnosis with mcc
  • 339 Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnosis with cc
  • 340 Appendectomy with complicated principal diagnosis without cc/mcc
  • 341 Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnosis with mcc
  • 342 Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnosis with cc
  • 343 Appendectomy without complicated principal diagnosis without cc/mcc
  • 371 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with mcc
  • 372 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with cc
  • 373 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM K35.3 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM K35.3: