2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.8

Other specified diseases of biliary tract

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • K83.8 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 K83.8 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K83.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 K83.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Adhesions of biliary tract
  • Atrophy of biliary tract
  • Hypertrophy of biliary tract
  • Ulcer of biliary tract
The following code(s) above K83.8 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 K83.8:
  • 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
  • K83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83

    Other diseases of biliary tract

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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
  • Acquired dilated bile duct
  • Acquired dilation of bile duct
  • Dysfunction of sphincter of oddi
  • Oriental cholangiohepatitis
  • Papillary mass of biliary tract
ICD-10-CM K83.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 444 Disorders of the biliary tract with mcc
  • 445 Disorders of the biliary tract with cc
  • 446 Disorders of the biliary tract without cc/mcc

Convert K83.8 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 K83.8:
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)
    • common duct K83.8
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)
  • Cholangiectasis K83.8
  • Cholangiohepatitis K83.8
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) L90.5
    - see also Scar
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

    Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adherent scar (skin)
    • Cicatrix
    • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
    • Fibrosis of skin NOS
    • Scar NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)
    • common duct K83.8
  • Contraction(s)
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • bile duct (common) (congenital) (hepatic) Q44.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q44.5

      Other congenital malformations of bile ducts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Accessory hepatic duct
      • Biliary duct duplication
      • Congenital malformation of bile duct NOS
      • Cystic duct duplication
      • acquired K83.8
    • biliary duct or passage (congenital) Q44.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q44.5

      Other congenital malformations of bile ducts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Accessory hepatic duct
      • Biliary duct duplication
      • Congenital malformation of bile duct NOS
      • Cystic duct duplication
      • acquired K83.8
    • hepatic duct (congenital) Q44.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q44.5

      Other congenital malformations of bile ducts

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Accessory hepatic duct
      • Biliary duct duplication
      • Congenital malformation of bile duct NOS
      • Cystic duct duplication
      • acquired K83.8
  • Dilatation
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • bile duct (common) (hepatic) K83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.9

      Disease of biliary tract, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC K83.8
    • biliary (tract) K83.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K83.9

      Disease of biliary tract, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC K83.8
  • Dyssynergia
    • biliary K83.8
  • Hematobilia K83.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • biliary K83.8
  • Spasm(s) R25.2
    - see also condition
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R25.2

    Cramp and spasm

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • common duct K83.8
  • Torsion
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • bile duct K83.8 (common) (hepatic)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K83.8
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
K85.0 Idiopathic acute pancreatitis
K85.00 …… without necrosis or infection
K85.01 …… with uninfected necrosis
K85.02 …… with infected necrosis
K85.1 Biliary acute pancreatitis
K85.10 …… without necrosis or infection
K85.11 …… with uninfected necrosis
K85.12 …… with infected necrosis

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