ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
K52.2 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis

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Inclusion Term
  • Food hypersensitivity gastroenteritis or colitis
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Excludes2
  • allergic eosinophilic colitis (K52.82)
  • allergic eosinophilic esophagitis (K20.0)
  • allergic eosinophilic gastritis (K52.81)
  • allergic eosinophilic gastroenteritis (K52.81)
  • food protein-induced proctocolitis (K52.82)

More specific codes for Allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis

  • K52.21 - Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
  • K52.22 - Food protein-induced enteropathy
  • K52.29 - Other allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis
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Questions related to K52.2 Allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis

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