ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
K57.3 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Diverticular disease of large intestine without perforation or abscess
Excludes1
  • diverticular disease of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess (K57.5-)

More specific codes for Diverticular disease of large intestine without perforation or abscess

  • K57.30 - Diverticulosis of large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
  • K57.31 - Diverticulosis of large intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
  • K57.32 - Diverticulitis of large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
  • K57.33 - Diverticulitis of large intestine without perforation or abscess with bleeding
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K57.3 Diverticular disease of large intestine without perforation or abscess

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.