ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 18, 2017

See: Other appendicitis

  ICD-10 Code for Other appendicitis K36

K36 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K36 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K35-K38 Diseases of appendix (K35-K38)
Category K36 Other appendicitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Chronic appendicitis
  • Recurrent appendicitis
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Related Terms to “Other appendicitis”

  • Appendicitis(pneumococcal) (retrocecal) - K37
    • chronic(recurrent) - K36
    • healed(obliterative) - K36
    • interval - K36
    • neurogenic - K36
    • obstructive - K36
    • recurrent - K36
    • relapsing - K36
    • subacute(adhesive) - K36
    • subsiding - K36
  • Subsiding appendicitis - K36
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