ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Feb 18, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Necrosis of pulp K04.1

K04.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K04.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
Category K04 Diseases of pulp and periapical tissues

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Pulpal gangrene
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Necrosis of pulp”

  • Gangrene, gangrenous(connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - I96See also Necrosis
    • pulpal(dental) - K04.1
    • tooth(pulp) - K04.1
  • Necrosis, necrotic(ischemic)See also Gangrene
    • dental pulp - K04.1
    • pulp(dental) - K04.1
  • Putrescent pulp(dental) - K04.1
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K04.1 Necrosis of pulp

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.