ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Gastric ulcer

K25 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
Gastric ulcer
Use Additional Code
  • alcohol abuse and dependence (F10.-)
  • code to identify:
Includes
  • erosion (acute) of stomach
  • pylorus ulcer (peptic)
  • stomach ulcer (peptic)
Excludes1
  • acute gastritis (K29.0-)
  • peptic ulcer NOS (K27.-)

More specific codes for Gastric ulcer

  • K25.0 - Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage
  • K25.1 - Acute gastric ulcer with perforation
  • K25.2 - Acute gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation
  • K25.3 - Acute gastric ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation
  • K25.4 - Chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer with hemorrhage
  • K25.5 - Chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer with perforation
  • K25.6 - Chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer with both hemorrhage and perforation
  • K25.7 - Chronic gastric ulcer without hemorrhage or perforation
  • K25.9 - Gastric ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
Back to K25
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K25 Gastric ulcer

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.