Diverticular disease of intestine K57- >

Code Also
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A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • if applicable peritonitis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65
    • K65 Peritonitis
      • K65.0 Generalized (acute) peritonitis
      • K65.1 Peritoneal abscess
      • K65.2 Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
      • K65.3 Choleperitonitis
      • K65.4 Sclerosing mesenteritis
      • K65.8 Other peritonitis
      • K65.9 Peritonitis, unspecified
    K65.-
Type 1 Excludes
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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 K57. 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.
  • congenital diverticulum of intestine (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.8

    Other specified congenital malformations of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital blind loop syndrome
    • Congenital diverticulitis, colon
    • Congenital diverticulum, intestine
    • Dolichocolon
    • Megaloappendix
    • Megaloduodenum
    • Microcolon
    • Transposition of appendix
    • Transposition of colon
    • Transposition of intestine
    Q43.8
    )
  • Meckel's diverticulum (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q43.0

    Meckel's diverticulum (displaced) (hypertrophic)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Persistent omphalomesenteric duct
    • Persistent vitelline duct
    Q43.0
    )
Type 2 Excludes
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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 (K57) and the excluded code together.
  • diverticulum of appendix (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K38.2

    Diverticulum of appendix

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K38.2
    )
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