ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 24, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Postsurgical malabsorption, not elsewhere classified K91.2

K91.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K91.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K90-K95 Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
Category K91 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

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Inclusion Term
  • Postsurgical blind loop syndrome
Excludes1
  • malabsorption osteomalacia in adults (M83.2)
  • malabsorption osteoporosis, postsurgical (M80.8-, M81.8)
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