Unspecified appendicitis K37- >

Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as K37. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • -unspecified appendicitis with peritonitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.2

    Acute appendicitis with generalized peritonitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Appendicitis (acute) with generalized (diffuse) peritonitis following rupture or perforation of appendix
    • Perforated appendix NOS
    • Ruptured appendix NOS
    K35.2-
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.3

    Acute appendicitis with localized peritonitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute appendicitis with or without perforation or rupture with peritonitis NOS
    • Acute appendicitis with or without perforation or rupture with localized peritonitis
    • Acute appendicitis with peritoneal abscess
    K35.3
    )
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