2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.8

Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, with perforation and abscess

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K57.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Dvtrcli of intestine, part unsp, w perforation and abscess
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K57.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K57.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 K57.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Diverticulitis of intestine NOS with peritonitis
The following code(s) above K57.8 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 K57.8:
  • 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
  • K57
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57

    Diverticular disease of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • if applicable peritonitis K65.-
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital diverticulum of intestine (Q43.8)
    • Meckel's diverticulum (Q43.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • diverticulum of appendix (K38.2)
    Diverticular disease of intestine
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
Code annotations containing back-references to K57.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: K63.0
    , K63.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

    Abscess of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
    • abscess of appendix (K35.3-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.1

    Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Perforation (nontraumatic) of rectum
    Type 1 Excludes
    • perforation (nontraumatic) of duodenum (K26.-)
    • perforation (nontraumatic) of intestine with diverticular disease (K57.0, K57.2, K57.4, K57.8)
    Type 2 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K57.8
K57.32 Diverticulitis of large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.33 Diverticulitis of large intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.4 Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess
K57.40 …… without bleeding
K57.41 …… with bleeding
K57.5 Diverticular disease of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess
K57.50 Diverticulosis of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.51 Diverticulosis of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.52 Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.53 Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.8 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, with perforation and abscess
K57.80 …… without bleeding
K57.81 …… with bleeding
K57.9 Diverticular disease of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess
K57.90 Diverticulosis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.91 Diverticulosis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K57.92 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding
K57.93 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess with bleeding
K58 Irritable bowel syndrome
K58.0 Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
K58.1 Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation

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