2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I96

Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

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  • I96 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM I96 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of I96 - other international versions of ICD-10 I96 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Gangrenous cellulitis
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 I96. 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.
  • gangrene in atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.26

    Atherosclerosis of native arteries of extremities with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify the severity of any ulcer (L97.-, L98.49-), if applicable
    I70.26
    )
  • gangrene in hernia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K40.1

    Bilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K40.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K40.4

    Unilateral inguinal hernia, with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K40.4
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.1

    Bilateral femoral hernia, with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K41.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K41.4

    Unilateral femoral hernia, with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K41.4
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K42.1

    Umbilical hernia with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous umbilical hernia
    K42.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K43.1

    Incisional hernia with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous incisional hernia
    K43.1-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K44.1

    Diaphragmatic hernia with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous diaphragmatic hernia
    K44.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K45.1

    Other specified abdominal hernia with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any condition listed under K45 specified as gangrenous
    K45.1
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K46.1

    Unspecified abdominal hernia with gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any condition listed under K46 specified as gangrenous
    K46.1
    )
  • gangrene in other peripheral vascular diseases (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I73
    • I73 Other peripheral vascular diseases
      • I73.0 Raynaud's syndrome
      • I73.1 Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease...
      • I73.8 Other specified peripheral vascular diseases
        • I73.81 Erythromelalgia
        • I73.89 Other specified peripheral vascular diseases
      • I73.9 Peripheral vascular disease, unspecified
    I73.-
    )
  • gangrene of certain specified sites - see Alphabetical Index
  • gas gangrene (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A48.0

    Gas gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Clostridial cellulitis
    • Clostridial myonecrosis
    A48.0
    )
  • pyoderma gangrenosum (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L88

    Pyoderma gangrenosum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Phagedenic pyoderma
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dermatitis gangrenosa (L08.0)
    L88
    )
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 (I96) and the excluded code together.
  • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13
    ICD-10-CM Range E08-E13

    Diabetes mellitus

    • E08 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying cond...
    • E09 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellit...
    • E10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    • E11 Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • E13 Other specified diabetes mellitus
    with .52)
The following code(s) above I96 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 I96:
  • I00-I99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range I00-I99

    Diseases of the circulatory 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)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • transient cerebral ischemic attacks and related syndromes (G45.-)
    Diseases of the circulatory system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gangrene
  • Gangrene due to peripheral vascular disease
  • Gangrene of bilateral feet
  • Gangrene of both feet
  • Gangrene of both fingers
  • Gangrene of both toes
  • Gangrene of finger of bilateral hands
  • Gangrene of finger of left hand
  • Gangrene of finger of right hand
  • Gangrene of left finger
  • Gangrene of left foot
  • Gangrene of left toe
  • Gangrene of right finger
  • Gangrene of right foot
  • Gangrene of right toe
  • Gangrene of toe of bilateral feet
  • Gangrene of toe of left foot
  • Gangrene of toe of right foot
  • Gangrenous disorder
  • Necrotizing fasciitis caused by microorganism
  • Necrotizing fasciitis due to infectious organism with gangrene
  • Necrotizing fasciitis with gangrene
  • Skin necrosis
  • Skin tissue necrosis
  • Tissue necrosis in peripheral vascular disease
ICD-10-CM I96 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 299 Peripheral vascular disorders with mcc
  • 300 Peripheral vascular disorders with cc
  • 301 Peripheral vascular disorders without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert I96 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to I96:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to I96:
  • Acrosphacelus I96
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) I96 - see also Necrosis
    • abdomen I96 (wall)
    • auricle I96
    • cutaneous, spreading I96
    • extremity I96 (lower) (upper)
    • limb I96 (lower) (upper)
    • perineum I96
    • spine I96
    • spreading cutaneous I96
    • umbilicus I96
  • Necrosis, necrotic (ischemic) - see also Gangrene
    • skin or subcutaneous tissue NEC I96
  • Noma (gangrenous) (hospital) (infective) A69.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A69.0

    Necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cancrum oris
    • Fusospirochetal gangrene
    • Noma
    • Stomatitis gangrenosa
    • auricle I96

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To I96
I89.9 Noninfective disorder of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, unspecified
I95 Hypotension
I95.0 Idiopathic hypotension
I95.1 Orthostatic hypotension
I95.2 Hypotension due to drugs
I95.3 Hypotension of hemodialysis
I95.8 Other hypotension
I95.81 Postprocedural hypotension
I95.89 Other hypotension
I95.9 Hypotension, unspecified
I96 Gangrene, not elsewhere classified
I97 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of circulatory system, not elsewhere classified
I97.0 Postcardiotomy syndrome
I97.1 Other postprocedural cardiac functional disturbances
I97.11 Postprocedural cardiac insufficiency
I97.110 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.111 …… following other surgery
I97.12 Postprocedural cardiac arrest
I97.120 …… following cardiac surgery
I97.121 …… following other surgery
I97.13 Postprocedural heart failure

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