ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge K08.20

K08.20 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K08.20 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 K08 Other disorders of teeth and supporting structures

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Atrophy of the mandible NOS
  • Atrophy of the maxilla NOS
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Related Terms to “Unspecified atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge”

  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • alveolar process or ridge(edentulous) - K08.20
    • edentulous alveolar ridge - K08.20
    • mandible(edentulous) - K08.20
    • maxilla - K08.20
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K08.20 Unspecified atrophy of edentulous alveolar ridge

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