ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 30, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of intestines, peritoneum and mesenteric glands

  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous peritonitis A18.31

A18.31 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.31 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A15-A19 Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
Category A18 Tuberculosis of other organs

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tuberculous ascites
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tuberculous peritonitis”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
  • Ascites(abdominal) - R18.8
    • tuberculous - A18.31
  • Peritonitis(adhesive) (bacterial) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) - K65.9
    • fibrocaseous(tuberculous) - A18.31
    • tuberculous - A18.31
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • abscess(respiratory) - A15.9
      • subdiaphragmatic - A18.31
    • ascites - A18.31
    • omentum - A18.31
    • peritoneum NEC - A18.31
    • peritonitis - A18.31
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.