ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue K13.29

K13.29 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K13.29 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 K13 Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Erythroplakia of mouth or tongue
  • Focal epithelial hyperplasia of mouth or tongue
  • Leukoedema of mouth or tongue
  • Other oral epithelium disturbances
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Related Terms to “Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue”

  • Disturbance(s)See also Disease
    • keratinization NEC
      • oral(mucosa) (soft tissue) - K13.29
      • tongue - K13.29
    • oral epithelium, including tongue NEC - K13.29
  • Erythroplakia, oral epithelium, and tongue - K13.29
  • Hyperplasia, hyperplastic
    • epithelial - L85.9
      • focal, oral, including tongue - K13.29
      • tongue - K13.29
  • Ichthyosis(congenital) - Q80.9
    • lingual - K13.29
  • Leukoedema, oral epithelium - K13.29
  • Lingua
    • tylosis - K13.29
  • Plaque(s)
    • tongue - K13.29
  • Psoriasis - L40.9
    • buccal - K13.29
    • mouth - K13.29
  • Tylosis(acquired) - L84
    • buccalis - K13.29
    • linguae - K13.29
  • WhiteSee also condition
    • patches of mouth - K13.29
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K13.29 Other disturbances of oral epithelium, including tongue

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