ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Esophageal obstruction K22.2

K22.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K22.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K20-K31 Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20-K31)
Category K22 Other diseases of esophagus

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Compression of esophagus
  • Constriction of esophagus
  • Stenosis of esophagus
  • Stricture of esophagus
Excludes1
  • congenital stenosis or stricture of esophagus (Q39.3)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Esophageal obstruction”

  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
    • esophagus - K22.2
  • Compression
    • esophagus - K22.2
  • ConstrictionSee also Stricture
    • esophagus - K22.2
  • Esophagostenosis - K22.2
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • cardia - K22.2
    • esophagus - K22.2
  • Ring(s)
    • esophageal, lower(muscular) - K22.2
    • Schatzki's(esophagus) (lower) - K22.2
  • Schatzki's ring(acquired) (esophagus) (lower) - K22.2
  • Stenosis, stenotic(cicatricial)See also Stricture
    • cardia(stomach) - K22.2
    • esophagus - K22.2
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
    • cardia(stomach) - K22.2
    • cardiac — See also Disease, heart
      • orifice(stomach) - K22.2
    • esophagus - K22.2
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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