2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K92.81

Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)

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  • K92.81 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM K92.81 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of K92.81 - other international versions of ICD-10 K92.81 may differ.
Code Also
Code Also Help
A code also note instructs that 2 codes may be required to fully describe a condition but the sequencing of the two codes is discretionary, depending on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
  • type of associated therapy, such as:
  • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T45.1X

    Poisoning by, adverse effect of and underdosing of antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs

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    T45.1X-
    )
  • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Y84.2

    Radiological procedure and radiotherapy as the cause of abnormal reaction of the patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of the procedure

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    Y84.2
    )
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 (K92.81) and the excluded code together.
  • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.81

    Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva

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    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    N76.81
    )
  • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.81

    Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)

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    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    J34.81
    )
  • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.3

    Oral mucositis (ulcerative)

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    Applicable To
    • Mucositis (oral) (oropharyneal)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    K12.3-
    )
The following code(s) above K92.81 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 K92.81:
  • 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
  • K92
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K92

    Other diseases of digestive system

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    Type 1 Excludes
    Other diseases of digestive system
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gastrointestinal mucositis, ulcerative
  • Ulcerative gastrointestinal mucositis
ICD-10-CM K92.81 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 391 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders with mcc
  • 392 Esophagitis, gastroenteritis and miscellaneous digestive disorders without mcc

Convert K92.81 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to K92.81:
  • Type 2 Excludes: N76.81
    , J34.81
    , K12.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.81

    Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva

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    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.81

    Nasal mucositis (ulcerative)

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    Code Also
    • type of associated therapy, such as:
    • antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs (T45.1X-)
    • radiological procedure and radiotherapy (Y84.2)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • oral mucositis (ulcerative) (K12.3-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.3

    Oral mucositis (ulcerative)

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    Applicable To
    • Mucositis (oral) (oropharyneal)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) (K92.81)
    • mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva (N76.81)
    • nasal mucositis (ulcerative) (J34.81)
  • Use Additional: D70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D70

    Neutropenia

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    Includes
    • agranulocytosis
    • decreased absolute neurophile count (ANC)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neutropenic splenomegaly (D73.81)
    • transient neonatal neutropenia (P61.5)
    Use Additional

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to K92.81:
  • Mucositis (ulcerative) K12.30
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.30

    Oral mucositis (ulcerative), unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • gastrointestinal K92.81

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To K92.81
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
K94 Complications of artificial openings of the digestive system
K94.0 Colostomy complications
K94.00 Colostomy complication, unspecified
K94.01 Colostomy hemorrhage
K94.02 Colostomy infection
K94.03 Colostomy malfunction
K94.09 Other complications of colostomy
K94.1 Enterostomy complications

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