2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K60.2

Anal fissure, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K60.2 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 K60.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K60.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 K60.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above K60.2 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 K60.2:
  • 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
  • K60
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K60

    Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions with abscess or cellulitis (K61.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old) (K62.81)
    Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anal fissure
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a circumscribed, inflammatory and necrotic erosive lesion on the mucosal surface of the anal canal.
  • A painful linear ulcer at the margin of the anus. It appears as a crack or slit in the mucous membrane of the anus and is very painful and difficult to heal. (Dorland, 27th ed & stedman, 25th ed)
  • A painful tear in the lining of the anal canal, often accompanied by bleeding on defecation. It is usually the result of a traumatic bowel movement or anal sexual penetration.
ICD-10-CM K60.2 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

Convert K60.2 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K60.2:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K60.2
K59.2 Neurogenic bowel, not elsewhere classified
K59.3 Megacolon, not elsewhere classified
K59.31 Toxic megacolon
K59.39 Other megacolon
K59.4 Anal spasm
K59.8 Other specified functional intestinal disorders
K59.9 Functional intestinal disorder, unspecified
K60 Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions
K60.0 Acute anal fissure
K60.1 Chronic anal fissure
K60.2 Anal fissure, unspecified
K60.3 Anal fistula
K60.4 Rectal fistula
K60.5 Anorectal fistula
K61 Abscess of anal and rectal regions
K61.0 Anal abscess
K61.1 Rectal abscess
K61.2 Anorectal abscess
K61.3 Ischiorectal abscess
K61.31 Horseshoe abscess
K61.39 Other ischiorectal abscess

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