2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K91.3

Postprocedural intestinal obstruction

    2016 2017 2018 - Converted to Parent Code 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • K91.3 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 K91.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K91.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 K91.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above K91.3 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 K91.3:
  • 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
  • K91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K91

    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • complications of artificial opening of digestive system (K94.-)
    • complications of bariatric procedures (K95.-)
    • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
    • postprocedural (radiation) retroperitoneal abscess (K68.11)
    • radiation colitis (K52.0)
    • radiation gastroenteritis (K52.0)
    • radiation proctitis (K62.7)
    Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Intestinal obstruction due to a procedure
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): Deleted code
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): New code
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to K91.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: K56
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K56

    Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital stricture or stenosis of intestine (Q41-Q42)
    • cystic fibrosis with meconium ileus (E84.11)
    • ischemic stricture of intestine (K55.1)
    • meconium ileus NOS (P76.0)
    • neonatal intestinal obstructions classifiable to P76.-
    • obstruction of duodenum (K31.5)
    • postprocedural intestinal obstruction (K91.3-)
    • stenosis of anus or rectum (K62.4)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K91.3
K90.41 Non-celiac gluten sensitivity
K90.49 Malabsorption due to intolerance, not elsewhere classified
K90.8 Other intestinal malabsorption
K90.81 Whipple's disease
K90.89 Other intestinal malabsorption
K90.9 Intestinal malabsorption, unspecified
K91 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified
K91.0 Vomiting following gastrointestinal surgery
K91.1 Postgastric surgery syndromes
K91.2 Postsurgical malabsorption, not elsewhere classified
K91.3 Postprocedural intestinal obstruction
K91.30 …… unspecified as to partial versus complete
K91.31 Postprocedural partial intestinal obstruction
K91.32 Postprocedural complete intestinal obstruction
K91.5 Postcholecystectomy syndrome
K91.6 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating a procedure
K91.61 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating a digestive system procedure
K91.62 Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating other procedure
K91.7 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a procedure
K91.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure
K91.72 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during other procedure

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