2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K59.00

Constipation, unspecified

The following code(s) above K59.00 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 K59.00:
  • 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
  • K59
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K59

    Other functional intestinal disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • change in bowel habit NOS (R19.4)
    • intestinal malabsorption (K90.-)
    • psychogenic intestinal disorders (F45.8)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • functional disorders of stomach (K31.-)
    Other functional intestinal disorders
  • K59.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K59.0

    Constipation

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Constipation
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM K59.00 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert K59.00 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K59.00:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K59.00
K57.92 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.93 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K58 Irritable bowel syndrome
K58.0 Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
K58.1 Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation
K58.2 Mixed irritable bowel syndrome
K58.8 Other irritable bowel syndrome
K58.9 Irritable bowel syndrome without diarrhea
K59 Other functional intestinal disorders
K59.0 Constipation
K59.00 …… unspecified
K59.01 Slow transit constipation
K59.02 Outlet dysfunction constipation
K59.03 Drug induced constipation
K59.04 Chronic idiopathic constipation
K59.09 Other constipation
K59.1 Functional diarrhea
K59.2 Neurogenic bowel, not elsewhere classified
K59.3 Megacolon, not elsewhere classified
K59.31 Toxic megacolon
K59.39 Other megacolon

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