2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.8

Other specified diseases of esophagus

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 - Converted to Parent Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K22.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • ICD-10-CM K22.8 is a new 2022 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K22.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 K22.8 may differ.
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (K22.8) and the excluded code together.
  • esophageal varices (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I85
    • I85 Esophageal varices
      • I85.0 Esophageal varices
      • I85.1 Secondary esophageal varices
        • I85.10 Secondary esophageal varices without bleeding...
        • I85.11 …… with bleeding
    I85.-
    )
  • Paterson-Kelly syndrome (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D50.1

    Sideropenic dysphagia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Kelly-Paterson syndrome
    • Plummer-Vinson syndrome
    D50.1
    )
The following code(s) above K22.8 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 K22.8:
  • 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
  • K20-K31
    2022 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 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • esophageal varices (I85.-)
    Other diseases of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Esophageal bleeding
  • Esophageal hemorrhage
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by bleeding from the esophagus.
  • Bleeding originating from the esophagus.
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): Deleted code
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): New code
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K22.8
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
K22.81 Esophageal polyp
K22.82 Esophagogastric junction polyp
K22.89 Other specified disease of esophagus
K22.9 Disease of esophagus, unspecified
K23 Disorders of esophagus in diseases classified elsewhere
K25 Gastric ulcer
K25.0 Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage
K25.1 Acute gastric ulcer with perforation
K25.2 Acute gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation
K25.3 Acute gastric ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation

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