ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 16, 2017

See: Unspecified appendicitis

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified appendicitis K37

K37 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K37 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K35-K38 Diseases of appendix (K35-K38)
Category K37 Unspecified appendicitis

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Excludes1
  • -unspecified appendicitis with peritonitis (K35.2-K35.3)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Unspecified appendicitis”

  • Appendicitis(pneumococcal) (retrocecal) - K37
  • Perityphlitis - K37
Back to K37
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.