ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Acute apical periodontitis of pulpal origin K04.4

K04.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K04.4 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
Category K04 Diseases of pulp and periapical tissues

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Acute apical periodontitis NOS
Excludes1
  • acute periodontitis (K05.2-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Acute apical periodontitis of pulpal origin”

  • Periodontitis(chronic) (complex) (compound) (local) (simplex) - K05.30
  • Septicsee condition
    • teeth, tooth(pulpal origin) - K04.4
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.