ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Geographic tongue K14.1

K14.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K14.1 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 K14 Diseases of tongue

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Benign migratory glossitis
  • Glossitis areata exfoliativa
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Geographic tongue”

  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
  • Geographic tongue - K14.1
  • Glossitis(chronic superficial) (gangrenous) (Moeller's) - K14.0
    • areata exfoliativa - K14.1
    • benign migratory - K14.1
  • Lingua
    • geographica - K14.1
  • Rash(toxic) - R21
    • wandering tongue - K14.1
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.