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

See: Other diseases of intestine

  ICD-10 Code for Ulcer of intestine K63.3

K63.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K63.3 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 K63 Other diseases of intestine

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Primary ulcer of small intestine
Excludes1
  • duodenal ulcer (K26.-)
  • gastrointestinal ulcer (K28.-)
  • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
  • jejunal ulcer (K28.-)
  • peptic ulcer, site unspecified (K27.-)
  • ulcer of anus or rectum (K62.6)
  • ulcer of intestine with perforation (K63.1)
  • ulcerative colitis (K51.-)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Ulcer of intestine”

  • Erosion
    • intestine - K63.3
  • Stercoraceous, stercoral ulcer - K63.3
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • intestine, intestinal - K63.3
      • primary, small intestine - K63.3
      • stercoraceous, stercoral - K63.3
    • primary of intestine - K63.3
    • rectosigmoid - K63.3
    • stercoraceous, stercoral - K63.3
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.