2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.0

Cholangitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 - Converted to Parent Code 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K83.0 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 K83.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K83.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 K83.0 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 K83.0. 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.
  • cholangitic liver abscess (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.0

    Abscess of liver

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cholangitic hepatic abscess
    • Hematogenic hepatic abscess
    • Hepatic abscess NOS
    • Lymphogenic hepatic abscess
    • Pylephlebitic hepatic abscess
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic liver abscess (A06.4)
    • cholangitis without liver abscess (K83.09)
    • pylephlebitis without liver abscess (K75.1)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • acute or subacute hepatitis NOS (B17.9)
    • acute or subacute non-viral hepatitis (K72.0)
    • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.8)
    K75.0
    )
  • cholangitis with choledocholithiasis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K80.3

    Calculus of bile duct with cholangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any condition listed in K80.5 with cholangitis
    K80.3-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K80.4

    Calculus of bile duct with cholecystitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any condition listed in K80.5 with cholecystitis (with cholangitis)
    Use Additional
    • code if applicable for associated gangrene of gallbladder (K82.A1), or perforation of gallbladder (K82.A2)
    K80.4-
    )
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 (K83.0) and the excluded code together.
  • chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.3

    Primary biliary cirrhosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis
    • Primary biliary cholangitis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • primary sclerosing cholangitis (K83.01)
    K74.3
    )
  • primary biliary cholangitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.3

    Primary biliary cirrhosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis
    • Primary biliary cholangitis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • primary sclerosing cholangitis (K83.01)
    K74.3
    )
  • primary biliary cirrhosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K74.3

    Primary biliary cirrhosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic nonsuppurative destructive cholangitis
    • Primary biliary cholangitis
    Type 2 Excludes
    • primary sclerosing cholangitis (K83.01)
    K74.3
    )
The following code(s) above K83.0 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 K83.0:
  • 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
  • K83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83

    Other diseases of biliary tract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • postcholecystectomy syndrome (K91.5)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • conditions involving the gallbladder (K81-K82)
    • conditions involving the cystic duct (K81-K82)
    Other diseases of biliary tract
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacterial cholangitis
  • Cholangitis, bacterial
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an infectious process involving the biliary tract.
  • Acute infection of the bile ducts caused by bacteria ascending from the small intestine.
  • An acute or chronic inflammatory process affecting the biliary tract.
  • Chronic inflammatory disease of the biliary tract. It is characterized by fibrosis and hardening of the intrahepatic and extrahepatic biliary ductal systems leading to bile duct strictures, cholestasis, and eventual biliary cirrhosis.
  • Inflammation of the biliary ductal system (bile ducts); intrahepatic, extrahepatic, or both.
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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K83.0
K82.1 Hydrops of gallbladder
K82.2 Perforation of gallbladder
K82.3 Fistula of gallbladder
K82.4 Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
K82.8 Other specified diseases of gallbladder
K82.9 Disease of gallbladder, unspecified
K82.A Disorders of gallbladder in diseases classified elsewhere
K82.A1 Gangrene of gallbladder in cholecystitis
K82.A2 Perforation of gallbladder in cholecystitis
K83 Other diseases of biliary tract
K83.0 Cholangitis
K83.01 Primary sclerosing cholangitis
K83.09 Other cholangitis
K83.1 Obstruction of bile duct
K83.2 Perforation of bile duct
K83.3 Fistula of bile duct
K83.4 Spasm of sphincter of Oddi
K83.5 Biliary cyst
K83.8 Other specified diseases of biliary tract
K83.9 Disease of biliary tract, unspecified
K85 Acute pancreatitis

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