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

See: Alcoholic liver disease

K70 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Alcoholic liver disease

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More specific codes for Alcoholic liver disease

  • K70.0 - Alcoholic fatty liver
  • K70.1 - Alcoholic hepatitis
    • K70.10 - Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites
    • K70.11 - Alcoholic hepatitis with ascites
  • K70.2 - Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
  • K70.3 - Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver
    • K70.30 - Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver without ascites
    • K70.31 - Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver with ascites
  • K70.4 - Alcoholic hepatic failure
    • K70.40 - Alcoholic hepatic failure without coma
    • K70.41 - Alcoholic hepatic failure with coma
  • K70.9 - Alcoholic liver disease, unspecified
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K70 Alcoholic liver disease

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