ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 12, 2017

See: Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

  ICD-10 Code for Other specified disorders of gingiva & edentulous alveolar ridge K06.8

K06.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K06.8 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 K06 Other disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Fibrous epulis
  • Flabby alveolar ridge
  • Giant cell epulis
  • Peripheral giant cell granuloma of gingiva
  • Pyogenic granuloma of gingiva
  • Vertical ridge deficiency
Excludes2
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other specified disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge”

  • Deficiency, deficient
    • vertical ridge - K06.8
  • Deformity - Q89.9
    • gum, acquired NEC - K06.8
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
  • Epulis(gingiva) (fibrous) (giant cell) - K06.8
  • Flabby ridge - K06.8
  • Giant
    • cell
      • epulis - K06.8
      • peripheral granuloma - K06.8
  • Granuloma - L92.9
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic(concealed) - R58
    • gingiva - K06.8
    • gum - K06.8
  • Polyp, polypus
    • gingiva, gum - K06.8
  • Ridge, alveolusSee also condition
    • flabby - K06.8
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • gingiva - K06.8
    • gum - K06.8
  • Ulorrhagia, ulorrhea - K06.8
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K06.8 Other specified disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

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