2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11.7

Disturbances of salivary secretion

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K11.7 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K11.7 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K11.7 - other international versions of ICD-10 K11.7 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Hypoptyalism
  • Ptyalism
  • Xerostomia
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 (K11.7) and the excluded code together.
  • dry mouth NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R68.2

    Dry mouth, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dry mouth due to dehydration (E86.0)
    • dry mouth due to sicca syndrome [Sjögren] (M35.0-)
    • salivary gland hyposecretion (K11.7)
    R68.2
    )
The following code(s) above K11.7 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 K11.7:
  • K00-K95
    2019 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
  • K11
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K11

    Diseases of salivary glands

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • exposure to tobacco smoke in the perinatal period (P96.81)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    Diseases of salivary glands
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disturbance of salivary secretion
  • Excessive salivation
  • Salivary secretion disturbance
  • Sialorrhea
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by reduced salivary flow in the oral cavity.
  • An oral condition in which salivary flow is reduced.
  • Decreased salivary flow.
  • Dry mouth is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in your mouth. Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while - if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems.symptoms of dry mouth include
    • a sticky, dry feeling in the mouth
    • trouble chewing, swallowing, tasting, or speaking
    • a burning feeling in the mouth
    • a dry feeling in the throat
    • cracked lips
    • a dry, rough tongue
    • mouth sores
    • an infection in the mouth
    dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. Causes include some medicines, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and nerve damage. salivary gland diseases, sjogren's syndrome, hiv/aids, and diabetes can also cause dry mouth.treatment depends on the cause. Things you can do include sipping water, avoiding drinks with caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol, and chewing sugarless gum or sucking on sugarless hard candy. nih: national institute of dental and craniofacial disorders
  • Dry mouth. It occurs when the body is not able to make enough saliva.
  • Dryness of the mouth due to salivary gland secretion dysfunction.
  • Increased salivary flow.
ICD-10-CM K11.7 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face,mouth & neck diagnoses or laryngectomy without cc/mcc
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert K11.7 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
Code annotations containing back-references to K11.7:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R68.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R68.2

    Dry mouth, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dry mouth due to dehydration (E86.0)
    • dry mouth due to sicca syndrome [Sjögren] (M35.0-)
    • salivary gland hyposecretion (K11.7)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K11.7:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K11.7
K11.1 Hypertrophy of salivary gland
K11.2 Sialoadenitis
K11.20 …… unspecified
K11.21 Acute sialoadenitis
K11.22 Acute recurrent sialoadenitis
K11.23 Chronic sialoadenitis
K11.3 Abscess of salivary gland
K11.4 Fistula of salivary gland
K11.5 Sialolithiasis
K11.6 Mucocele of salivary gland
K11.7 Disturbances of salivary secretion
K11.8 Other diseases of salivary glands
K11.9 Disease of salivary gland, unspecified
K12 Stomatitis and related lesions
K12.0 Recurrent oral aphthae
K12.1 Other forms of stomatitis
K12.2 Cellulitis and abscess of mouth
K12.3 Oral mucositis (ulcerative)
K12.30 …… unspecified
K12.31 …… due to antineoplastic therapy
K12.32 …… due to other drugs

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.