2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K64

Hemorrhoids and perianal venous thrombosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K64 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K64 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K64 - other international versions of ICD-10 K64 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
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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 K64. 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.
  • hemorrhoids complicating childbirth and the puerperium (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O87.2

    Hemorrhoids in the puerperium

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years)
    O87.2
    )
  • hemorrhoids complicating pregnancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O22.4

    Hemorrhoids in pregnancy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    O22.4
    )
Includes
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  • piles
The following code(s) above K64 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 K64:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by the presence of dilated veins in the rectum and surrounding area.
  • An enlarged or swollen blood vessel, usually located near the anus or the rectum.
  • Dilated veins in the rectum and anal area.
  • Hemorrhoids are swollen, inflamed veins around the anus or lower rectum. They are either inside the anus or under the skin around the anus. They often result from straining to have a bowel movement. Other factors include pregnancy, aging and chronic constipation or diarrhea.hemorrhoids are very common in both men and women. About half of all people have hemorrhoids by age 50. The most common symptom of hemorrhoids inside the anus is bright red blood covering the stool, on toilet paper or in the toilet bowl. Symptoms usually go away within a few days.if you have rectal bleeding you should see a doctor. You need to make sure bleeding is not from a more serious condition such as colorectal or anal cancer. Treatment may include warm baths and a cream or other medicine. If you have large hemorrhoids, you may need surgery and other treatments.
  • Swollen veins in the lower part of the rectum or anus. Hemorrhoids can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus. People with hemorrhoids may or may not exhibit symptoms which include bleeding, itching, and pain.
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 K64:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K62
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K62

    Other diseases of anus and rectum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • anal canal
    Type 2 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K64
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
K64.5 Perianal venous thrombosis
K64.8 Other hemorrhoids
K64.9 Unspecified hemorrhoids
K65 Peritonitis
K65.0 Generalized (acute) peritonitis

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