2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14.6

Glossodynia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
  • K14.6 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM K14.6 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K14.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 K14.6 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Glossopyrosis
  • Painful tongue
The following code(s) above K14.6 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 K14.6:
  • K00-K95
    2022 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
  • K14
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K14

    Diseases of tongue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 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)
    Diseases of tongue
Approximate Synonyms
  • Burning mouth syndrome
Clinical Information
  • Painful sensations in the tongue, including a sensation of burning.
ICD-10-CM K14.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 011 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with mcc
  • 012 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and neck diagnoses or laryngectomy with cc
  • 013 Tracheostomy for face, mouth and 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 K14.6 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to K14.6:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R52
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
  • Type 2 Excludes: G89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G89

    Pain, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • related psychological factors associated with pain (F45.42)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • generalized pain NOS (R52)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • pain NOS (R52)
    Type 2 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K14.6:
  • Burning
    • tongue K14.6
  • Glossagra K14.6
  • Glossalgia K14.6
  • Glossodynia K14.6
  • Glossopyrosis K14.6
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • tongue K14.6
  • Sensation
    • burning (skin) R20.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R20.8

      Other disturbances of skin sensation

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
      • tongue K14.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K14.6
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
K20 Esophagitis
K20.0 Eosinophilic esophagitis
K20.8 Other esophagitis
K20.80 …… without bleeding
K20.81 …… with bleeding
K20.9 Esophagitis, unspecified
K20.90 …… without bleeding
K20.91 …… with bleeding

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