ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Disorders of esophagus in diseases classified elsewhere

  ICD-10 Code for Disorders of esophagus in diseases classified elsewhere K23

K23 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K23 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K20-K31 Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20-K31)
Category K23 Disorders of esophagus in diseases classified elsewhere

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