ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2018

See: Other diseases of appendix

K38 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
Other diseases of appendix

More specific codes for Other diseases of appendix

  • K38.0 - Hyperplasia of appendix
  • K38.1 - Appendicular concretions
  • K38.2 - Diverticulum of appendix
  • K38.3 - Fistula of appendix
  • K38.8 - Other specified diseases of appendix
  • K38.9 - Disease of appendix, unspecified
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See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K38 Other diseases of appendix

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.