Non-specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K50.1

Crohn's disease of large intestine

  • K50.1 is not a billable ICD-10-CM diagnosis code and cannot be used to indicate a medical diagnosis as there is 1 code below K50.1 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • ICD-10-CM codes become active beginning October 1, 2015, therefore, this and all ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of colon
  • Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of large bowel
  • Crohn's disease [regional enteritis] of rectum
  • Granulomatous colitis
  • Regional colitis
Type 1 Excludes
  • Crohn's disease of both small and large intestine (K50.8)
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 218 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 K50.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to]
  • ICD-10 K50.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year