2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K55.069

Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K55.069 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM K55.069 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K55.069 - other international versions of ICD-10 K55.069 may differ.
The following code(s) above K55.069 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 K55.069:
  • K00-K95
    2019 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 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 - Deleted Code 2017 - New Code 2018 2019 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 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 K55.069 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert K55.069 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K55.069:
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) I96
    - see also Necrosis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I96

    Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous cellulitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)
    • intestine, intestinal (hemorrhagic) (massive) K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
      • with
        • mesenteric embolism K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • mesentery K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
      • with
        • embolism K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
  • Infarct, infarction
    • intestine (acute) (agnogenic) (embolic) (hemorrhagic) (nonocclusive) (nonthrombotic) (occlusive) (thrombotic) (with gangrene) K55.069
    • appendices epiploicae K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • bowel K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • mesentery, mesenteric K55.069 (embolic) (thrombotic) (with gangrene) - see also Infarct, intestine
    • omentum K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
  • Necrosis, necrotic (ischemic) - see also Gangrene
    • mesentery K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • omentum (with mesenteric infarction) K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • peritoneum (with mesenteric infarction) K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • intestine K55.069 (acute) (hemorrhagic) (massive) - see also Infarct, intestine
  • Occlusion, occluded
    • artery I70.9
      - see also Atherosclerosis, artery
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.9

      Other and unspecified atherosclerosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • mesenteric K55.069 (embolic) (thrombotic) - see also Infarct, intestine
    • mesenteric artery K55.069 (embolic) (thrombotic) - see also Infarct, intestine
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (bland) (multiple) (progressive) (silent) (vessel) I82.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I82.90

    Acute embolism and thrombosis of unspecified vein

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Embolism of vein NOS
    • Thrombosis (vein) NOS
    • artery, arteries (postinfectional) I74.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I74.9

      Embolism and thrombosis of unspecified artery

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • mesenteric K55.069 (with gangrene) - see also Infarct, intestine
    • mesenteric (artery) (with gangrene) K55.069 - see also Infarct, intestine
    • intestine K55.069 (with gangrene) - see also Infarct, intestine
    • omentum K55.069 (with gangrene) - see also Infarct, intestine

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K55.069
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
K55.33 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis
K55.8 Other vascular disorders of intestine

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