Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K86.1

Other chronic pancreatitis

    2015 Billable Code

  • K86.1 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • 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.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K86.1. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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
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: