ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
K13.2 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue
Excludes1
  • carcinoma in situ of oral epithelium (D00.0-)
  • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)

More specific codes for Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

  • K13.21 - Leukoplakia of oral mucosa, including tongue
  • K13.22 - Minimal keratinized residual ridge mucosa
  • K13.23 - Excessive keratinized residual ridge mucosa
  • K13.24 - Leukokeratosis nicotina palati
  • K13.29 - Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K13.2 Leukoplakia and other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

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.