2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K38.8

Other specified diseases of appendix

Applicable To
  • Intussusception of appendix
The following code(s) above K38.8 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 K38.8:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM K38.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert K38.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to K38.8:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K38.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K38.8
K35.8 Other and unspecified acute appendicitis
K35.80 Unspecified acute appendicitis
K35.89 Other acute appendicitis
K36 Other appendicitis
K37 Unspecified appendicitis
K38 Other diseases of appendix
K38.0 Hyperplasia of appendix
K38.1 Appendicular concretions
K38.2 Diverticulum of appendix
K38.3 Fistula of appendix
K38.8 Other specified diseases of appendix
K38.9 Disease of appendix, unspecified
K40 Inguinal hernia
K40.0 Bilateral inguinal hernia, with obstruction, without gangrene
K40.00 …… not specified as recurrent
K40.01 …… recurrent
K40.1 Bilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene
K40.10 …… not specified as recurrent
K40.11 …… recurrent
K40.2 Bilateral inguinal hernia, without obstruction or gangrene
K40.20 …… not specified as recurrent

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