ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2018

See: Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile

  ICD-10 Code for Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent A04.71

A04.71 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A04.71 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
Category A04 Other bacterial intestinal infections

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent”

  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • Clostridium difficile
      • recurrent - A04.71
    • pseudomembranous
      • recurrent - A04.71
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
      • due to Clostridium difficile
        • recurrent - A04.71
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal(disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
    • due to
      • Clostridium difficile
        • recurrent - A04.71
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • Clostridium
      • difficile
        • recurrent - A04.71
    • infectious NOS - A09
      • due to
        • Clostridium difficile
          • recurrent - A04.71
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
      • due to Clostridium difficile
        • recurrent - A04.71
  • Enterocolitis - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • due to Clostridium difficile
      • recurrent - A04.71
    • necrotizing - K55.30
      • due to Clostridium difficile
        • recurrent - A04.71
    • pseudomembranous(newborn)
      • recurrent - A04.71
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Clostridium NEC
      • difficile
        • foodborne(disease)
          • recurrent - A04.71
        • necrotizing enterocolitis
          • recurrent - A04.71
  • Megacolon(acquired) (functional) (not Hirschsprung's disease) (in) - K59.39
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A04.71 Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, recurrent

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