ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Abscess of intestine K63.0

K63.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K63.0 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 K63 Other diseases of intestine

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Excludes1
Excludes2
  • abscess of anal and rectal regions (K61.-)
  • abscess of appendix (K35.3)
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Related Terms to “Abscess of intestine”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • bowel - K63.0
    • colon(wall) - K63.0
    • fecal - K63.0
    • intestine, intestinal NEC - K63.0
    • rectovaginal septum - K63.0
    • sigmoid - K63.0
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