2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.2

Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K13.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Leukoplakia and oth disturb of oral epithelium, inc tongue
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K13.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K13.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 K13.2 may differ.
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 K13.2. 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.
  • carcinoma in situ of oral epithelium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D00.0

    Carcinoma in situ of lip, oral cavity and pharynx

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • carcinoma in situ of aryepiglottic fold or interarytenoid fold, laryngeal aspect (D02.0)
    • carcinoma in situ of epiglottis NOS (D02.0)
    • carcinoma in situ of epiglottis suprahyoid portion (D02.0)
    • carcinoma in situ of skin of lip (D03.0, D04.0)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • 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)
    D00.0-
    )
  • hairy leukoplakia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.3

    Hairy leukoplakia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    K13.3
    )
The following code(s) above K13.2 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 K13.2:
  • K00-K95
    2020 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
  • K13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13

    Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • epithelial disturbances of tongue
    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge (K05-K06)
    • cysts of oral region (K09.-)
    • diseases of tongue (K14.-)
    • stomatitis and related lesions (K12.-)
    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)
    Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K13.2
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
K12.33 …… due to radiation
K12.39 Other oral mucositis (ulcerative)
K13 Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa
K13.0 Diseases of lips
K13.1 Cheek and lip biting
K13.2 Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue
K13.21 Leukoplakia of oral mucosa, including tongue
K13.22 Minimal keratinized residual ridge mucosa
K13.23 Excessive keratinized residual ridge mucosa
K13.24 Leukokeratosis nicotina palati
K13.29 Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue
K13.3 Hairy leukoplakia
K13.4 Granuloma and granuloma-like lesions of oral mucosa
K13.5 Oral submucous fibrosis
K13.6 Irritative hyperplasia of oral mucosa
K13.7 Other and unspecified lesions of oral mucosa

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