ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 16, 2017

See: Ulcerative colitis, unspecified

  ICD-10 Code for Ulcerative colitis, unspecified, without complications K51.90

K51.90 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K51.90 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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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Ulcerative colitis, unspecified, without complications”

  • Arthropathy - M12.9See also Arthritis
    • in(due to)
      • ulcerative colitis - K51.90
  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • ulcerative(chronic) - K51.90
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K51.90 Ulcerative colitis, unspecified, without complications

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