2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K73.8

Other chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

The following code(s) above K73.8 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 K73.8:
  • 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
  • K70-K77
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range K70-K77

    Diseases of liver

    Type 1 Excludes
    • jaundice NOS (R17)
    Type 2 Excludes
    Diseases of liver
  • K73
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K73

    Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • alcoholic hepatitis (chronic) (K70.1-)
    • drug-induced hepatitis (chronic) (K71.-)
    • granulomatous hepatitis (chronic) NEC (K75.3)
    • reactive, nonspecific hepatitis (chronic) (K75.2)
    • viral hepatitis (chronic) (B15-B19)
    Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM K73.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert K73.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to K73.8:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K73.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K73.8
K72.1 Chronic hepatic failure
K72.10 …… without coma
K72.11 …… with coma
K72.9 Hepatic failure, unspecified
K72.90 …… without coma
K72.91 …… with coma
K73 Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.0 Chronic persistent hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.1 Chronic lobular hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.2 Chronic active hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.8 Other chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K73.9 Chronic hepatitis, unspecified
K74 Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
K74.0 Hepatic fibrosis
K74.1 Hepatic sclerosis
K74.2 Hepatic fibrosis with hepatic sclerosis
K74.3 Primary biliary cirrhosis
K74.4 Secondary biliary cirrhosis
K74.5 Biliary cirrhosis, unspecified
K74.6 Other and unspecified cirrhosis of liver
K74.60 Unspecified cirrhosis of liver

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