2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.29

Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K13.29 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 K13.29 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K13.29 - other international versions of ICD-10 K13.29 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Erythroplakia of mouth or tongue
  • Focal epithelial hyperplasia of mouth or tongue
  • Leukoedema of mouth or tongue
  • Other oral epithelium disturbances
The following code(s) above K13.29 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 K13.29:
  • 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
  • K13.2
    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
    Type 1 Excludes
    • carcinoma in situ of oral epithelium (D00.0-)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disturbance of oral epithelium
  • Disturbance of oral epithelium of mouth
ICD-10-CM K13.29 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert K13.29 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 K13.29:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K14
    , K14
    , K14
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14

    Diseases of tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • erythroplakia (K13.29)
    • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
    • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
    • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
    • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14

    Diseases of tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • erythroplakia (K13.29)
    • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
    • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
    • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
    • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14

    Diseases of tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • erythroplakia (K13.29)
    • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
    • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
    • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
    • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    • tobacco use (Z72.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K13.29:
  • Disturbance(s) - see also Disease
    • keratinization NEC
      • oral K13.29 (mucosa) (soft tissue)
      • tongue K13.29
    • oral epithelium, including tongue NEC K13.29
  • Erythroplakia, oral epithelium, and tongue K13.29
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • epithelial L85.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L85.9

      Epidermal thickening, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • focal, oral, including tongue K13.29
      • tongue K13.29
  • Ichthyosis (congenital) Q80.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q80.9

    Congenital ichthyosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    • lingual K13.29
  • Leukoedema, oral epithelium K13.29
  • Lingua
    • tylosis K13.29
  • Plaque(s)
    • tongue K13.29
  • Psoriasis L40.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L40.9

    Psoriasis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • buccal K13.29
    • mouth K13.29
  • Tylosis (acquired) L84
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L84

    Corns and callosities

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Callus
    • Clavus
    • buccalis K13.29
    • linguae K13.29
  • White - see also condition
    • patches of mouth K13.29

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K13.29
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
K13.70 Unspecified lesions of oral mucosa
K13.79 Other lesions of oral mucosa
K14 Diseases of tongue
K14.0 Glossitis
K14.1 Geographic tongue

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