ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Acute apical periodontitis of pulpal origin K04.4

K04.4 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K04.4 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
  • Acute apical periodontitis NOS
Excludes1
  • acute periodontitis (K05.2-)
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Related Terms to “Acute apical periodontitis of pulpal origin”

  • Periodontitis(chronic) (complex) (compound) (local) (simplex) - K05.30
  • Septicsee condition
    • teeth, tooth(pulpal origin) - K04.4
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K04.4 Acute apical periodontitis of pulpal origin

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.