ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Intestinal malabsorption

K90 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.

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Intestinal malabsorption

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Excludes1
  • intestinal malabsorption following gastrointestinal surgery (K91.2)

More specific codes for Intestinal malabsorption

  • K90.0 - Celiac disease
  • K90.1 - Tropical sprue
  • K90.2 - Blind loop syndrome, not elsewhere classified
  • K90.3 - Pancreatic steatorrhea
  • K90.4 - Other malabsorption due to intolerance
    • K90.41 - Non-celiac gluten sensitivity
    • K90.49 - Malabsorption due to intolerance, not elsewhere classified
  • K90.8 - Other intestinal malabsorption
    • K90.81 - Whipple's disease
    • K90.89 - Other intestinal malabsorption
  • K90.9 - Intestinal malabsorption, unspecified
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