ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Nov 20, 2018

See: Unspecified appendicitis

  ICD-10 Code for Unspecified appendicitis K37

K37 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K37 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 K37 Unspecified appendicitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
  • -unspecified appendicitis with peritonitis (K35.2-, K35.3-)
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Related Terms to “Unspecified appendicitis”

  • Appendicitis(pneumococcal) (retrocecal) - K37
  • Perityphlitis - K37
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Questions related to K37 Unspecified appendicitis

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