ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Toxic gastroenteritis & colitis K52.1

K52.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K52.1 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 K52 Other and unspecified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Drug-induced gastroenteritis and colitis
Code First
  • (T51-T65) to identify toxic agent
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis”

  • Colitis(acute) (catarrhal) (chronic) (noninfective) (hemorrhagic) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal(disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic - K52.1
  • Enteritis(acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic NEC - K52.1
  • Gastroenteritis(acute) (chronic) (noninfectious) - K52.9See also Enteritis
    • drug-induced - K52.1
    • due to
      • drugs - K52.1
    • toxic - K52.1
  • Intoxication
    • alimentary canal - K52.1
    • enteric - K52.1
    • gastrointestinal - K52.1
  • Toxemia - R68.89
    • gastrointestinal - K52.1
    • intestinal - K52.1
    • small intestine - K52.1
  • Toxinfection, gastrointestinal - K52.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K52.1 Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis

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.