2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61.3

Ischiorectal abscess

    2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K61.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • ICD-10-CM K61.3 is a new 2019 ICD-10-CM code that became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K61.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K61.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above K61.3 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 K61.3:
  • 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
  • K61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61

    Abscess of anal and rectal regions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • abscess of anal and rectal regions
    • cellulitis of anal and rectal regions
    Abscess of anal and rectal regions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ischiorectal fistula
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): Deleted code
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): New code
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K61.3
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
K61.4 Intrasphincteric abscess
K61.5 Supralevator abscess
K62 Other diseases of anus and rectum
K62.0 Anal polyp
K62.1 Rectal polyp
K62.2 Anal prolapse
K62.3 Rectal prolapse
K62.4 Stenosis of anus and rectum

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