ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic) K63.1

K63.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K63.1 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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Inclusion Term
  • Perforation (nontraumatic) of rectum
Excludes1
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of duodenum (K26.-)
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of intestine with diverticular disease (K57.0, K57.2, K57.4, K57.8)
Excludes2
  • perforation (nontraumatic) of appendix (K35.2, K35.3)
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Related Terms to “Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)”

  • Perforation, perforated(nontraumatic) (of)
    • bowel - K63.1
    • colon - K63.1
    • ileum - K63.1
    • intestine NEC - K63.1
      • ulcerative NEC - K63.1
    • jejunum, jejunal - K63.1
    • rectum - K63.1
    • sigmoid - K63.1
  • Rupture, ruptured
    • bowel(nontraumatic) - K63.1
    • colon(nontraumatic) - K63.1
    • intestine NEC(nontraumatic) - K63.1
    • rectum(nontraumatic) - K63.1
    • sigmoid(nontraumatic) - K63.1
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
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