ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Appendicular concretions K38.1

K38.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K38.1 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 K38 Other diseases of appendix

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Fecalith of appendix
  • Stercolith of appendix

Related Terms to “Appendicular concretions”

  • Calculus, calculi, calculous
    • appendix - K38.1
  • ConcretionSee also Calculus
    • appendicular - K38.1
  • Fecalith(impaction) - K56.41
    • appendix - K38.1
  • Stercolith(impaction) - K56.41
    • appendix - K38.1
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.