2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.5

Polyp of colon

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K63.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K63.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K63.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 K63.5 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 K63.5. 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.
  • adenomatous polyp of colon (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D12
    • D12 Benign neoplasm of colon, rectum, anus and an...
      • D12.0 Benign neoplasm of cecum
      • D12.1 Benign neoplasm of appendix
      • D12.2 Benign neoplasm of ascending colon
      • D12.3 Benign neoplasm of transverse colon
      • D12.4 Benign neoplasm of descending colon
      • D12.5 Benign neoplasm of sigmoid colon
      • D12.6 Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified
      • D12.7 Benign neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction
      • D12.8 Benign neoplasm of rectum
      • D12.9 Benign neoplasm of anus and anal canal
    D12.-
    )
  • inflammatory polyp of colon (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.4

    Inflammatory polyps of colon

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adenomatous polyp of colon (D12.6)
    • polyposis of colon (D12.6)
    • polyps of colon NOS (K63.5)
    K51.4-
    )
  • polyposis of colon (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D12.6

    Benign neoplasm of colon, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adenomatosis of colon
    • Benign neoplasm of large intestine NOS
    • Polyposis (hereditary) of colon
    Type 1 Excludes
    • inflammatory polyp of colon (K51.4-)
    D12.6
    )
The following code(s) above K63.5 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to K63.5:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Colon polyp
  • Hyperplastic polyp of intestine
  • Polyp colon
  • Polyp colon, hyperplastic
  • Polyp of intestine
Clinical Information
  • A polyp is an extra piece of tissue that grows inside your body. Colonic polyps grow in the large intestine, or colon. Most polyps are not dangerous. However, some polyps may turn into cancer or already be cancer. To be safe, doctors remove polyps and test them. Polyps can be removed when a doctor examines the inside of the large intestine during a colonoscopy.anyone can get polyps, but certain people are more likely than others. You may have a greater chance of getting polyps if you
    • are over age 50
    • have had polyps before
    • have a family member with polyps
    • have a family history of colon cancer
    most colon polyps do not cause symptoms. If you have symptoms, they may include blood on your underwear or on toilet paper after a bowel movement, blood in your stool, or constipation or diarrhea lasting more than a week. nih: national institute of diabetes and digestive diseases
  • A polypoid lesion that arises from the colon and protrudes into the lumen. This group includes adenomatous polyps, serrated polyps, and hamartomatous polyps.
  • Abnormal growths of tissue in the lining of the bowel. Polyps are a risk factor for colon cancer.
  • Adenomatous colon polyps are considered to be precursor lesions of colon cancer.
  • An extra piece of tissue that grows in the large intestine, or colon
  • Discrete tissue masses that protrude into the lumen of the colon. These polyps are connected to the wall of the colon either by a stalk, pedunculus, or by a broad base.
  • This is a descriptive term referring of a mass of tissue that bulges or projects into the lumen of the colon. The mass is macroscopically visible and may either have a broad base attachment to the colon wall, or be on a pedunculated stalk. These may be benign or malignant.
ICD-10-CM K63.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 393 Other digestive system diagnoses with mcc
  • 394 Other digestive system diagnoses with cc
  • 395 Other digestive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert K63.5 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to K63.5:
  • Type 1 Excludes: D12
    , K51.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D12

    Benign neoplasm of colon, rectum, anus and anal canal

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign carcinoid tumors of the large intestine, and rectum (D3A.02-)
    • polyp of colon NOS (K63.5)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K51.4

    Inflammatory polyps of colon

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adenomatous polyp of colon (D12.6)
    • polyposis of colon (D12.6)
    • polyps of colon NOS (K63.5)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K63.5:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K63.5
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
K64.0 First degree hemorrhoids
K64.1 Second degree hemorrhoids
K64.2 Third degree hemorrhoids
K64.3 Fourth degree hemorrhoids
K64.4 Residual hemorrhoidal skin tags

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