ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Abscess of anal and rectal regions

  ICD-10 Code for Ischiorectal abscess K61.3

K61.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K61.3 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 K61 Abscess of anal and rectal regions

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Abscess of ischiorectal fossa

Related Terms to “Ischiorectal abscess”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • ischiorectal(fossa) - K61.3
  • Fistula(cutaneous) - L98.8
    • ischiorectal(fossa) - K61.3
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.