ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Paralytic ileus K56.0

K56.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K56.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K55-K64 Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
Category K56 Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia

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Inclusion Term
  • Paralysis of bowel
  • Paralysis of colon
  • Paralysis of intestine
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Related Terms to “Paralytic ileus”

  • Ileus(bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) - K56.7
    • adynamic - K56.0
    • neurogenic - K56.0
    • paralytic - K56.0
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
    • bowel, colon or intestine - K56.0
    • colon - K56.0
    • ileus - K56.0
    • intestine - K56.0
  • ParesisSee also Paralysis
    • bowel, colon or intestine - K56.0
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