ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Geographic tongue K14.1

K14.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K14.1 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 K14 Diseases of tongue

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Benign migratory glossitis
  • Glossitis areata exfoliativa
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Geographic tongue”

  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
  • Geographic tongue - K14.1
  • Glossitis(chronic superficial) (gangrenous) (Moeller's) - K14.0
    • areata exfoliativa - K14.1
    • benign migratory - K14.1
  • Lingua
    • geographica - K14.1
  • Rash(toxic) - R21
    • wandering tongue - K14.1
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K14.1 Geographic 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.