ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017

See: Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

K91 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
Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified
Excludes2
  • complications of artificial opening of digestive system (K94.-)
  • complications of bariatric procedures (K95.-)
  • gastrojejunal ulcer (K28.-)
  • postprocedural (radiation) retroperitoneal abscess (K68.11)
  • radiation colitis (K52.0)
  • radiation gastroenteritis (K52.0)
  • radiation proctitis (K62.7)

More specific codes for Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

  • K91.0 - Vomiting following gastrointestinal surgery
  • K91.1 - Postgastric surgery syndromes
  • K91.2 - Postsurgical malabsorption, not elsewhere classified
  • K91.3 - Postprocedural intestinal obstruction
    • K91.30 - Postprocedural intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to partial versus complete
    • K91.31 - Postprocedural partial intestinal obstruction
    • K91.32 - Postprocedural complete intestinal obstruction
  • K91.5 - Postcholecystectomy syndrome
  • K91.6 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating a procedure
    • K91.61 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating a digestive system procedure
    • K91.62 - Intraoperative hemorrhage and hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure complicating other procedure
  • K91.7 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a procedure
    • K91.71 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure
    • K91.72 - Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during other procedure
  • K91.8 - Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system
    • K91.81 - Other intraoperative complications of digestive system
    • K91.82 - Postprocedural hepatic failure
    • K91.83 - Postprocedural hepatorenal syndrome
    • K91.84 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure
      • K91.840 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
      • K91.841 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
    • K91.85 - Complications of intestinal pouch
      • K91.850 - Pouchitis
      • K91.858 - Other complications of intestinal pouch
    • K91.86 - Retained cholelithiasis following cholecystectomy
    • K91.87 - Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a procedure
      • K91.870 - Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
      • K91.871 - Postprocedural hematoma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
      • K91.872 - Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following a digestive system procedure
      • K91.873 - Postprocedural seroma of a digestive system organ or structure following other procedure
    • K91.89 - Other postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system
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Questions related to K91 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

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