ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 18, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Obstruction of duodenum K31.5

K31.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K31.5 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 K31 Other diseases of stomach and duodenum

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Constriction of duodenum
  • Duodenal ileus (chronic)
  • Stenosis of duodenum
  • Stricture of duodenum
  • Volvulus of duodenum
  • congenital stenosis of duodenum (Q41.0)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Obstruction of duodenum”

  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
    • duodenum, obstructive(bulb) - K31.5
  • ConstrictionSee also Stricture
    • duodenum - K31.5
  • Ileus(bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) - K56.7
    • duodenal(chronic) - K31.5
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • duodenum - K31.5
  • Scar, scarring - L90.5See also Cicatrix
    • duodenum, obstructive - K31.5
  • Stasis
    • duodenal - K31.5
  • Stenosis, stenotic(cicatricial)See also Stricture
    • duodenum - K31.5
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
    • duodenum - K31.5
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • aortomesenteric duodenum occlusion - K31.5
  • Volvulus(bowel) (colon) (intestine) - K56.2
    • duodenum - K31.5
See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K31.5 Obstruction of duodenum

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