ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Plicated tongue K14.5

K14.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K14.5 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
  • Fissured tongue
  • Furrowed tongue
  • Scrotal tongue
Excludes1
  • fissured tongue, congenital (Q38.3)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Plicated tongue”

  • Fissure, fissured
    • tongue(acquired) - K14.5
  • Furrowed - K14.5
    • tongue - K14.5
  • Grooved tongue - K14.5
  • Lingua
    • plicata - K14.5
  • Plicated tongue - K14.5
  • Scrotal tongue - K14.5
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K14.5 Plicated 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.