ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Other specified diseases of anus and rectum

  ICD-10 Code for Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old) K62.81

K62.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K62.81 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 K62 Other diseases of anus and rectum

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Inclusion Term
  • Tear of anus, nontraumatic
Use Additional Code
  • code for any associated fecal incontinence (R15.-)
Excludes2
  • anal fissure (K60.-)
  • anal sphincter tear (healed) (old) complicating delivery (O34.7-)
  • traumatic tear of anal sphincter (S31.831)
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Related Terms to “Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)”

  • Tear, torn(traumatic)See also Laceration
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K62.81 Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)

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