Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K59.1

Functional diarrhea

  • K59.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, K59.1 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Type 1 Excludes
  • diarrhea NOS (R19.7)
  • irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (K58.0)
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there was 1 death in the United States where ICD-10 K59.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 K59.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM K59.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroent & misc digest disorders without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM K59.1 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM K59.1: