2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.79

Other lesions of oral mucosa

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K13.79 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 K13.79 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K13.79 - other international versions of ICD-10 K13.79 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Focal oral mucinosis
The following code(s) above K13.79 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 K13.79:
  • 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
  • K13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13

    Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired anomaly of mouth
  • Acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction
  • Acquired velopharyngeal incompetence
  • Acquired velopharyngeal insufficiency
  • Borderline acquired velopharyngeal dysfunction
  • Hypertrophy of uvula
  • Mouth mucocele
  • Mouth soreness
  • Mucocele of mouth
  • Sore mouth
  • Uvular hypertrophy
ICD-10-CM K13.79 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
  • 157 Dental and oral diseases with mcc
  • 158 Dental and oral diseases with cc
  • 159 Dental and oral diseases without cc/mcc

Convert K13.79 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 K13.79:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L98.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.5

    Mucinosis of the skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Focal mucinosis
    • Lichen myxedematosus
    • Reticular erythematous mucinosis
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K13.79:
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • buccal cavity K13.79
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) L90.5
    - see also Scar
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

    Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adherent scar (skin)
    • Cicatrix
    • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
    • Fibrosis of skin NOS
    • Scar NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mouth K13.79
    • palate K13.79 (soft)
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
    • mouth K13.79
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • palate (hard) M27.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M27.8

      Other specified diseases of jaws

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cherubism
      • Exostosis
      • Fibrous dysplasia
      • Unilateral condylar hyperplasia
      • Unilateral condylar hypoplasia
      Type 1 Excludes
      • soft K13.79
    • uvula K13.79
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
  • Lesion(s) (nontraumatic)
    • buccal cavity K13.79
    • mouth K13.79
  • Mucinosis (cutaneous) (focal) (papular) (reticular erythematous) (skin) L98.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.5

    Mucinosis of the skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Focal mucinosis
    • Lichen myxedematosus
    • Reticular erythematous mucinosis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • oral K13.79
  • Mucocele
    • buccal cavity K13.79
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • mouth K13.79
  • Palatoplegia K13.79
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • uvula K13.79
    • palate K13.79 (soft)
    • velum palati K13.79
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
  • Sore
  • Stomatorrhagia K13.79

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K13.79
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
K14.2 Median rhomboid glossitis
K14.3 Hypertrophy of tongue papillae
K14.4 Atrophy of tongue papillae
K14.5 Plicated tongue
K14.6 Glossodynia
K14.8 Other diseases of tongue
K14.9 Disease of tongue, unspecified

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