2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.5

Diverticulum of esophagus, acquired

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K22.5 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 K22.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K22.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 K22.5 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Esophageal pouch, acquired
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 K22.5. 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.
  • diverticulum of esophagus (congenital) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q39.6

    Congenital diverticulum of esophagus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital esophageal pouch
    Q39.6
    )
The following code(s) above K22.5 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 K22.5:
  • 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
  • K20-K31
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range K20-K31

    Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum

    Type 2 Excludes
    Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum
  • K22
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22

    Other diseases of esophagus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • esophageal varices (I85.-)
    Other diseases of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired diverticulum of esophagus
  • Acquired esophageal diverticulum
  • Zenker's diverticulum
  • Zenkers diverticulum
ICD-10-CM K22.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc

Convert K22.5 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K22.5:
  • Diverticulum, diverticula (multiple) K57.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.90

    Diverticulosis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticular disease of intestine NOS
    • esophagus (congenital) Q39.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q39.6

      Congenital diverticulum of esophagus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital esophageal pouch
      • acquired K22.5 (epiphrenic) (pulsion) (traction)
    • pharyngoesophageal (congenital) Q39.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q39.6

      Congenital diverticulum of esophagus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital esophageal pouch
      • acquired K22.5
    • epiphrenic K22.5 (esophagus)
    • midthoracic K22.5
    • Rokitansky's K22.5
    • Zenker's K22.5 (esophagus)
  • Esophagocele K22.5
  • Pouch
    • esophagus, esophageal, congenital Q39.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q39.6

      Congenital diverticulum of esophagus

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Congenital esophageal pouch
      • acquired K22.5
  • Zenker's diverticulum K22.5 (esophagus)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K22.5
K21.0 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
K21.9 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis
K22 Other diseases of esophagus
K22.0 Achalasia of cardia
K22.1 Ulcer of esophagus
K22.10 …… without bleeding
K22.11 …… with bleeding
K22.2 Esophageal obstruction
K22.3 Perforation of esophagus
K22.4 Dyskinesia of esophagus
K22.5 Diverticulum of esophagus, acquired
K22.6 Gastro-esophageal laceration-hemorrhage syndrome
K22.7 Barrett's esophagus
K22.70 …… without dysplasia
K22.71 Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia
K22.710 Barrett's esophagus with low grade dysplasia
K22.711 Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia
K22.719 …… unspecified
K22.8 Other specified diseases of esophagus
K22.9 Disease of esophagus, unspecified
K23 Disorders of esophagus in diseases classified elsewhere

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