ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 20, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Toxic gastroenteritis & colitis K52.1

K52.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K52.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K50-K52 Noninfective enteritis and colitis (K50-K52)
Category K52 Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Drug-induced gastroenteritis and colitis
Code First
  • (T51-T65) to identify toxic agent
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis”

  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal(disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic - K52.1
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
  • Gastroenteritis(acute) (chronic) (noninfectious) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic - K52.1
  • Intoxication
    • alimentary canal - K52.1
    • enteric - K52.1
    • gastrointestinal - K52.1
  • Toxemia - R68.89
    • gastrointestinal - K52.1
    • intestinal - K52.1
    • small intestine - K52.1
  • Toxinfection, gastrointestinal - K52.1
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.