2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90.49

Malabsorption due to intolerance, not elsewhere classified

Applicable To
  • Malabsorption due to intolerance to carbohydrate
  • Malabsorption due to intolerance to fat
  • Malabsorption due to intolerance to protein
  • Malabsorption due to intolerance to starch
The following code(s) above K90.49 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 K90.49:
  • 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
  • K90.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K90.4

    Other malabsorption due to intolerance

      2016 2017 - Deleted Code 2017 - New Code 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • celiac gluten-sensitive enteropathy (K90.0)
    • lactose intolerance (E73.-)
    Other malabsorption due to intolerance
ICD-10-CM K90.49 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert K90.49 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K90.49:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K90.49
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
K91.3 Postprocedural intestinal obstruction
K91.30 …… unspecified as to partial versus complete

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