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

See: Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions

K60 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions
Excludes1
  • fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions with abscess or cellulitis (K61.-)
Excludes2
  • anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old) (K62.81)

More specific codes for Fissure and fistula of anal and rectal regions

  • K60.0 - Acute anal fissure
  • K60.1 - Chronic anal fissure
  • K60.2 - Anal fissure, unspecified
  • K60.3 - Anal fistula
  • K60.4 - Rectal fistula
  • K60.5 - Anorectal fistula
Back to K60
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.