2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62.6

Ulcer of anus and rectum

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K62.6 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 K62.6 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K62.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 K62.6 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Solitary ulcer of anus and rectum
  • Stercoral ulcer of anus and rectum
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
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 K62.6. 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.
  • fissure and fistula of anus and rectum (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K60
    • K60 Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal region...
    K60.-
    )
  • ulcerative colitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51
    • K51 Ulcerative colitis
      • K51.0 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis
        • K51.00 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis without compl...
        • K51.01 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with complica...
          • K51.011 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with rectal b...
          • K51.012 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with intestin...
          • K51.013 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with fistula
          • K51.014 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with abscess
          • K51.018 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with other co...
          • K51.019 Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with unspecif...
      • K51.2 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis
        • K51.20 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis without compli...
        • K51.21 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with complicat...
          • K51.211 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with rectal bl...
          • K51.212 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with intestina...
          • K51.213 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with fistula
          • K51.214 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with abscess
          • K51.218 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with other com...
          • K51.219 Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with unspecifi...
      • K51.3 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis
        • K51.30 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis without...
        • K51.31 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with co...
          • K51.311 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with re...
          • K51.312 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with in...
          • K51.313 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with fi...
          • K51.314 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with ab...
          • K51.318 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with ot...
          • K51.319 Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with un...
      • K51.4 Inflammatory polyps of colon
        • K51.40 Inflammatory polyps of colon without complica...
        • K51.41 Inflammatory polyps of colon with complicatio...
          • K51.411 Inflammatory polyps of colon with rectal blee...
          • K51.412 Inflammatory polyps of colon with intestinal ...
          • K51.413 Inflammatory polyps of colon with fistula
          • K51.414 Inflammatory polyps of colon with abscess
          • K51.418 Inflammatory polyps of colon with other compl...
          • K51.419 Inflammatory polyps of colon with unspecified...
      • K51.5 Left sided colitis
        • K51.50 …… without complications
        • K51.51 Left sided colitis with complications
          • K51.511 Left sided colitis with rectal bleeding
          • K51.512 Left sided colitis with intestinal obstructio...
          • K51.513 Left sided colitis with fistula
          • K51.514 Left sided colitis with abscess
          • K51.518 Left sided colitis with other complication
          • K51.519 Left sided colitis with unspecified complicat...
      • K51.8 Other ulcerative colitis
        • K51.80 Other ulcerative colitis without complication...
        • K51.81 Other ulcerative colitis with complications
          • K51.811 Other ulcerative colitis with rectal bleeding...
          • K51.812 Other ulcerative colitis with intestinal obst...
          • K51.813 Other ulcerative colitis with fistula
          • K51.814 Other ulcerative colitis with abscess
          • K51.818 Other ulcerative colitis with other complicat...
          • K51.819 Other ulcerative colitis with unspecified com...
      • K51.9 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified
        • K51.90 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified, without comp...
        • K51.91 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified, with complic...
          • K51.911 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with rectal b...
          • K51.912 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with intestin...
          • K51.913 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with fistula
          • K51.914 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with abscess
          • K51.918 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with other co...
          • K51.919 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with unspecif...
    K51.-
    )
The following code(s) above K62.6 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 K62.6:
  • 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
  • K62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62

    Other diseases of anus and rectum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • anal canal
    Type 2 Excludes
    Other diseases of anus and rectum
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anal ulcer
  • Stercoral ulcer of anus
  • Stercoral ulcer of rectum
  • Ulcer of anus
  • Ulcer of rectum
ICD-10-CM K62.6 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 K62.6 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
Code annotations containing back-references to K62.6:
  • Type 1 Excludes: K63.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.3

    Ulcer of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Primary ulcer of small intestine
    Type 1 Excludes
    • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
    • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
    • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
    • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
    • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
    • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K62.6:
  • Stercoraceous, stercoral ulcer K63.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.3

    Ulcer of intestine

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Primary ulcer of small intestine
    Type 1 Excludes
    • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
    • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
    • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
    • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
    • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
    • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
    • anus or rectum K62.6
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • intestine, intestinal K63.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.3

      Ulcer of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Primary ulcer of small intestine
      Type 1 Excludes
      • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
      • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
      • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
      • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
      • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
      • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
      • rectum K62.6
    • rectum (sphincter) (solitary) K62.6
      • stercoraceous, stercoral K62.6
    • stercoraceous, stercoral K63.3
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.3

      Ulcer of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Primary ulcer of small intestine
      Type 1 Excludes
      • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
      • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
      • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
      • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
      • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
      • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
      • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
      • anus or rectum K62.6
    • anorectal K62.6
    • anus K62.6 (sphincter) (solitary)
    • solitary, anus or rectum K62.6 (sphincter)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K62.6
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
K62.5 Hemorrhage of anus and rectum
K62.6 Ulcer of anus and rectum
K62.7 Radiation proctitis
K62.8 Other specified diseases of anus and rectum
K62.81 Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)
K62.82 Dysplasia of anus
K62.89 Other specified diseases of anus and rectum
K62.9 Disease of anus and rectum, unspecified
K63 Other diseases of intestine
K63.0 Abscess of intestine
K63.1 Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)
K63.2 Fistula of intestine

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