ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2018

See: Diseases of tongue

K14 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
Diseases of tongue
Use Additional Code
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
  • code to identify:
  • exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z77.22)
  • history of tobacco dependence (Z87.891)
  • occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (Z57.31)
  • tobacco dependence (F17.-)
  • tobacco use (Z72.0)
  • erythroplakia (K13.29)
  • focal epithelial hyperplasia (K13.29)
  • hairy leukoplakia (K13.3)
  • leukedema of tongue (K13.29)
  • leukoplakia of tongue (K13.21)
  • macroglossia (congenital) (Q38.2)
  • submucous fibrosis of tongue (K13.5)

More specific codes for Diseases of tongue

  • K14.0 - Glossitis
  • K14.1 - Geographic tongue
  • K14.2 - Median rhomboid glossitis
  • K14.3 - Hypertrophy of tongue papillae
  • K14.4 - Atrophy of tongue papillae
  • K14.5 - Plicated tongue
  • K14.6 - Glossodynia
  • K14.8 - Other diseases of tongue
  • K14.9 - Disease of tongue, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to K14
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K14 Diseases of 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.