ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Appendicular concretions K38.1

K38.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K38.1 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 K38 Other diseases of appendix

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Fecalith of appendix
  • Stercolith of appendix

Related Terms to “Appendicular concretions”

  • Calculus, calculi, calculous
    • appendix - K38.1
  • ConcretionSee also Calculus
    • appendicular - K38.1
  • Fecalith(impaction) - K56.41
    • appendix - K38.1
  • Stercolith(impaction) - K56.41
    • appendix - K38.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K38.1 Appendicular concretions

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.