2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K27.3

Acute peptic ulcer, site unspecified, without hemorrhage or perforation

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K27.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Acute peptic ulcer, site unsp, w/o hemorrhage or perforation
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K27.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K27.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K27.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above K27.3 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 K27.3:
  • 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
  • K27
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K27

    Peptic ulcer, site unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • gastroduodenal ulcer NOS
    • peptic ulcer NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • peptic ulcer of newborn (P78.82)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify:
    • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    Peptic ulcer, site unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute peptic ulcer
ICD-10-CM K27.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 380 Complicated peptic ulcer with mcc
  • 381 Complicated peptic ulcer with cc
  • 382 Complicated peptic ulcer without cc/mcc
  • 383 Uncomplicated peptic ulcer with mcc
  • 384 Uncomplicated peptic ulcer without mcc

Convert K27.3 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 K27.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K27.3
K26.3 Acute duodenal ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation
K26.4 Chronic or unspecified duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage
K26.5 Chronic or unspecified duodenal ulcer with perforation
K26.6 Chronic or unspecified duodenal ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation
K26.7 Chronic duodenal ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation
K26.9 Duodenal ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
K27 Peptic ulcer, site unspecified
K27.0 Acute peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with hemorrhage
K27.1 Acute peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with perforation
K27.2 Acute peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with both hemorrhage and perforation
K27.3 Acute peptic ulcer, site unspecified, without hemorrhage or perforation
K27.4 Chronic or unspecified peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with hemorrhage
K27.5 Chronic or unspecified peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with perforation
K27.6 Chronic or unspecified peptic ulcer, site unspecified, with both hemorrhage and perforation
K27.7 Chronic peptic ulcer, site unspecified, without hemorrhage or perforation
K27.9 Peptic ulcer, site unspecified, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
K28 Gastrojejunal ulcer
K28.0 Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage
K28.1 Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation
K28.2 Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation
K28.3 Acute gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation

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