1. K14 Diseases of tongue

    Use Additional code to identify:
    alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
    exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
    history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
    occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
    tobacco dependence (F17.-)
    tobacco use (Z72.0)

    Excludes2

    • erythroplakia (K13.29)
    • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
    • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
    • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
    • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
    • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
    • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)
    1. K14.0 Glossitis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Abscess of tongue
      • Ulceration (traumatic) of tongue
    2. K14.1 Geographic tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Benign migratory glossitis
      • Glossitis areata exfoliativa
    3. K14.2 Median rhomboid glossitis

    4. K14.3 Hypertrophy of tongue papillae

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Black hairy tongue
      • Coated tongue
      • Hypertrophy of foliate papillae
      • Lingua villosa nigra
    5. K14.4 Atrophy of tongue papillae

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Atrophic glossitis
    6. K14.5 Plicated tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Fissured tongue
      • Furrowed tongue
      • Scrotal tongue
    7. K14.6 Glossodynia

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Glossopyrosis
      • Painful tongue
    8. K14.8 Other diseases of tongue

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Atrophy of tongue
      • Crenated tongue
      • Enlargement of tongue
      • Glossocele
      • Glossoptosis
      • Hypertrophy of tongue
    9. K14.9 Disease of tongue, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Glossopathy NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.