Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.1

Other chronic pancreatitis

  • K86.1 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, K86.1 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • A chronic inflammatory process causing damage and fibrosis of the pancreatic parenchyma. Signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, malabsorption and diabetes mellitus.
  • Inflammation of the pancreas that is characterized by recurring or persistent abdominal pain with or without steatorrhea or diabetes mellitus. It is characterized by the irregular destruction of the pancreatic parenchyma which may be focal, segmental, or diffuse.
Applicable To
  • Chronic pancreatitis NOS
  • Infectious chronic pancreatitis
  • Recurrent chronic pancreatitis
  • Relapsing chronic pancreatitis
Description Synonyms
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas), chronic
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 2,478 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 K86.1 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 K86.1 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM K86.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 438 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy with mcc
  • 439 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy with cc
  • 440 Disorders of pancreas except malignancy without cc/mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM K86.1 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM K86.1: