2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.9

Inflammatory liver disease, unspecified

Applicable To
  • Hepatitis NOS
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as K75.9. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute or subacute hepatitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K72.0

    Acute and subacute hepatic failure

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute non-viral hepatitis NOS
    K72.0-
    )
  • chronic hepatitis NEC (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K73
    • K73 Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
      • K73.0 Chronic persistent hepatitis, not elsewhere c...
      • K73.1 Chronic lobular hepatitis, not elsewhere clas...
      • K73.2 Chronic active hepatitis, not elsewhere class...
      • K73.8 Other chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classi...
      • K73.9 Chronic hepatitis, unspecified
    K73.-
    )
  • viral hepatitis (B15-B19
    ICD-10-CM Range B15-B19

    Viral hepatitis

    Type 1 Excludes
    • sequelae of viral hepatitis (B94.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • cytomegaloviral hepatitis (B25.1)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] hepatitis (B00.81)
    • B15 Acute hepatitis A
    • B16 Acute hepatitis B
    • B17 Other acute viral hepatitis
    • B18 Chronic viral hepatitis
    • B19 Unspecified viral hepatitis
    )
The following code(s) above K75.9 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 K75.9:
  • 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
  • K75
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75

    Other inflammatory liver diseases

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • toxic liver disease (K71.-)
    Other inflammatory liver diseases
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM K75.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K75.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K75.9
K74.69 Other cirrhosis of liver
K75 Other inflammatory liver diseases
K75.0 Abscess of liver
K75.1 Phlebitis of portal vein
K75.2 Nonspecific reactive hepatitis
K75.3 Granulomatous hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K75.4 Autoimmune hepatitis
K75.8 Other specified inflammatory liver diseases
K75.81 Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
K75.89 Other specified inflammatory liver diseases
K75.9 Inflammatory liver disease, unspecified
K76 Other diseases of liver
K76.0 Fatty (change of) liver, not elsewhere classified
K76.1 Chronic passive congestion of liver
K76.2 Central hemorrhagic necrosis of liver
K76.3 Infarction of liver
K76.4 Peliosis hepatis
K76.5 Hepatic veno-occlusive disease
K76.6 Portal hypertension
K76.7 Hepatorenal syndrome
K76.8 Other specified diseases of liver

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