2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.0

Abscess of intestine

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K63.0 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 K63.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K63.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 K63.0 may differ.
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 K63.0. 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.
  • abscess of intestine with Crohn's disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K50.014

    Crohn's disease of small intestine with abscess

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    K50.014
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K50.114

    Crohn's disease of large intestine with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K50.114
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K50.814

    Crohn's disease of both small and large intestine with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K50.814
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K50.914

    Crohn's disease, unspecified, with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K50.914
    ,)
  • abscess of intestine with diverticular disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.0

    Diverticulitis of small intestine with perforation and abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticulitis of small intestine with peritonitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess (K57.4-)
    K57.0
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.2

    Diverticulitis of large intestine with perforation and abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticulitis of colon with peritonitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess (K57.4-)
    K57.2
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.4

    Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticulitis of both small and large intestine with peritonitis
    K57.4
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.8

    Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, with perforation and abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticulitis of intestine NOS with peritonitis
    K57.8
    )
  • abscess of intestine with ulcerative colitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.014

    Ulcerative (chronic) pancolitis with abscess

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    K51.014
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.214

    Ulcerative (chronic) proctitis with abscess

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    K51.214
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.314

    Ulcerative (chronic) rectosigmoiditis with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K51.314
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.414

    Inflammatory polyps of colon with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K51.414
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.514

    Left sided colitis with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K51.514
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.814

    Other ulcerative colitis with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K51.814
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.914

    Ulcerative colitis, unspecified with abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    K51.914
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
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 (K63.0) and the excluded code together.
  • abscess of anal and rectal regions (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K61
    • K61 Abscess of anal and rectal regions
    K61.-
    )
  • abscess of appendix (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K35.3

    Acute appendicitis with localized peritonitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 - Deleted Code 2019 - New Code Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    K35.3-
    )
The following code(s) above K63.0 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 K63.0:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM K63.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 371 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with mcc
  • 372 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections with cc
  • 373 Major gastrointestinal disorders and peritoneal infections without cc/mcc

Convert K63.0 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 K63.0:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

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ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K63.0
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
K63.3 Ulcer of intestine
K63.4 Enteroptosis
K63.5 Polyp of colon
K63.8 Other specified diseases of intestine
K63.81 Dieulafoy lesion of intestine
K63.89 Other specified diseases of intestine
K63.9 Disease of intestine, unspecified
K64 Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis

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