2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.061

Focal (segmental) acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K55.061 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Focal acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K55.061 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K55.061 - other international versions of ICD-10 K55.061 may differ.
The following code(s) above K55.061 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 K55.061:
  • 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
  • K55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55

    Vascular disorders of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn (P77.-)
    Vascular disorders of intestine
  • K55.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.0

    Acute vascular disorders of intestine

      2016 2017 - Converted to Parent Code 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infarction of appendices epiploicae
    • Mesenteric (artery) (vein) embolism
    • Mesenteric (artery) (vein) infarction
    • Mesenteric (artery) (vein) thrombosis
    Acute vascular disorders of intestine
  • K55.06
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.06

    Acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute intestinal infarction
    • Gangrene of intestine
    • Necrosis of intestine
    Acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified
ICD-10-CM K55.061 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 791 Prematurity with major problems
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert K55.061 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 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 K55.061:
  • Infarct, infarction
    • intestine (acute) (agnogenic) (embolic) (hemorrhagic) (nonocclusive) (nonthrombotic) (occlusive) (thrombotic) (with gangrene) K55.069
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.069

      Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • focal K55.061

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K55.061
K55.039 …… extent unspecified
K55.04 Acute infarction of large intestine
K55.041 Focal (segmental) acute infarction of large intestine
K55.042 Diffuse acute infarction of large intestine
K55.049 …… extent unspecified
K55.05 Acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part unspecified
K55.051 Focal (segmental) acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part unspecified
K55.052 Diffuse acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part unspecified
K55.059 Acute (reversible) ischemia of intestine, part and extent unspecified
K55.06 Acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified
K55.061 Focal (segmental) acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified
K55.062 Diffuse acute infarction of intestine, part unspecified
K55.069 Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified
K55.1 Chronic vascular disorders of intestine
K55.2 Angiodysplasia of colon
K55.20 …… without hemorrhage
K55.21 …… with hemorrhage
K55.3 Necrotizing enterocolitis
K55.30 …… unspecified
K55.31 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis
K55.32 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis

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