ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Toxic liver disease

K71 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
Toxic liver disease
Code First
  • poisoning due to drug or toxin, if applicable (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
Use Additional Code
  • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
Includes
  • drug-induced idiosyncratic (unpredictable) liver disease
  • drug-induced toxic (predictable) liver disease
Excludes2
  • alcoholic liver disease (K70.-)
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome (I82.0)

More specific codes for Toxic liver disease

  • K71.0 - Toxic liver disease with cholestasis
  • K71.1 - Toxic liver disease with hepatic necrosis
    • K71.10 - Toxic liver disease with hepatic necrosis, without coma
    • K71.11 - Toxic liver disease with hepatic necrosis, with coma
  • K71.2 - Toxic liver disease with acute hepatitis
  • K71.3 - Toxic liver disease with chronic persistent hepatitis
  • K71.4 - Toxic liver disease with chronic lobular hepatitis
  • K71.5 - Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis
    • K71.50 - Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis without ascites
    • K71.51 - Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis with ascites
  • K71.6 - Toxic liver disease with hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
  • K71.7 - Toxic liver disease with fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver
  • K71.8 - Toxic liver disease with other disorders of liver
  • K71.9 - Toxic liver disease, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to K71
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to K71 Toxic liver disease

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.