ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Vascular disorders of intestine

  ICD-10 Code for Chronic vascular disorders of intestine K55.1

K55.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K55.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K55-K64 Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
Category K55 Vascular disorders of intestine

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Inclusion Term
  • Chronic ischemic colitis
  • Chronic ischemic enteritis
  • Chronic ischemic enterocolitis
  • Ischemic stricture of intestine
  • Mesenteric atherosclerosis
  • Mesenteric vascular insufficiency
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Chronic vascular disorders of intestine”

  • Abdomen, abdominalSee also condition
    • angina - K55.1
  • Angina(attack) (cardiac) (chest) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) - I20.9
    • abdominal - K55.1
    • intestinal - K55.1
    • mesenteric - K55.1
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic(diffuse) (obliterans) (of) (senile) (with calcification) - I70.90
    • mesenteric(artery) - K55.1
  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • ischemic - K55.9
      • chronic - K55.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency - K55.1
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Wilkie's - K55.1
  • Disorder(of)See also Disease
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
  • Enterocolitis - K52.9See also Enteritis
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
  • Ischemia, ischemic - I99.8
    • bowel(transient)
      • chronic - K55.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency - K55.1
    • colon chronic(due to mesenteric artery insufficiency) - K55.1
    • intestine(large) (small) (transient) - K55.9
      • chronic - K55.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency - K55.1
    • small bowel
      • chronic - K55.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency - K55.1
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
    • intestine — See also Obstruction, intestine
      • ischemic - K55.1
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • ischemic
      • bowel(transient) - K55.9
        • chronic - K55.1
        • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency - K55.1
    • mesenteric
      • artery(superior) - K55.1
      • vascular insufficiency - K55.1
    • superior
      • mesenteric artery - K55.1
    • Wilkie's - K55.1
  • Wilkie's disease or syndrome - K55.1
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