ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Left sided colitis with unspecified complications K51.519

K51.519 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K51.519 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K50-K52 Noninfective enteritis and colitis (K50-K52)
Category K51 Ulcerative colitis

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Related Terms to “Left sided colitis with unspecified complications”

  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
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