2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90.4

Other malabsorption due to intolerance

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K90.4) and the excluded code together.
  • celiac gluten-sensitive enteropathy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90.0

    Celiac disease

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Celiac disease with steatorrhea
    • Celiac gluten-sensitive enteropathy
    • Nontropical sprue
    Code Also
    • exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (K86.81)
    Use Additional
    • code for associated disorders including:
    • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
    • gluten ataxia (G32.81)
    K90.0
    )
  • lactose intolerance (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E73
    • E73 Lactose intolerance
      • E73.0 Congenital lactase deficiency
      • E73.1 Secondary lactase deficiency
      • E73.8 Other lactose intolerance
      • E73.9 Lactose intolerance, unspecified
    E73.-
    )
The following code(s) above K90.4 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 K90.4:
  • 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
  • K90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90

    Intestinal malabsorption

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • intestinal malabsorption following gastrointestinal surgery (K91.2)
    Intestinal malabsorption
Approximate Synonyms Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K90.4
K86.8 Other specified diseases of pancreas
K86.81 Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
K86.89 Other specified diseases of pancreas
K86.9 Disease of pancreas, unspecified
K87 Disorders of gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas in diseases classified elsewhere
K90 Intestinal malabsorption
K90.0 Celiac disease
K90.1 Tropical sprue
K90.2 Blind loop syndrome, not elsewhere classified
K90.3 Pancreatic steatorrhea
K90.4 Other malabsorption due to intolerance
K90.41 Non-celiac gluten sensitivity
K90.49 Malabsorption due to intolerance, not elsewhere classified
K90.8 Other intestinal malabsorption
K90.81 Whipple's disease
K90.89 Other intestinal malabsorption
K90.9 Intestinal malabsorption, unspecified
K91 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified
K91.0 Vomiting following gastrointestinal surgery
K91.1 Postgastric surgery syndromes
K91.2 Postsurgical malabsorption, not elsewhere classified

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