2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K91.872

Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure

    2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • K91.872 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Postproc seroma of a dgstv sys org fol a dgstv sys procedure
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K91.872 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K91.872 - other international versions of ICD-10 K91.872 may differ.
The following code(s) above K91.872 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 K91.872:
  • 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
ICD-10-CM K91.872 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 919 Complications of treatment with mcc
  • 920 Complications of treatment with cc
  • 921 Complications of treatment without cc/mcc

Convert K91.872 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): New code
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K91.872:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K91.872
K91.84 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure
K91.840 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
K91.841 Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
K91.85 Complications of intestinal pouch
K91.850 Pouchitis
K91.858 Other complications of intestinal pouch
K91.86 Retained cholelithiasis following cholecystectomy
K91.87 Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure
K91.870 Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
K91.871 Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
K91.872 Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
K91.873 Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
K91.89 Other postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system
K92 Other diseases of digestive system
K92.0 Hematemesis
K92.1 Melena
K92.2 Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, unspecified
K92.8 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.81 Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)
K92.89 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.9 Disease of digestive system, unspecified

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