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

See: Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

  ICD-10 Code for Gangrene, not elsewhere classified I96

I96 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

I96 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 9 Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99)
Section I95-I99 Other and unspecified disorders of the circulatory system (I95-I99)
Category I96 Gangrene, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Gangrenous cellulitis
Excludes1
  • gangrene in atherosclerosis of native arteries of the extremities (I70.26)
  • gangrene in hernia (K40.1, K40.4, K41.1, K41.4, K42.1, K43.1-, K44.1, K45.1, K46.1)
  • gangrene in other peripheral vascular diseases (I73.-)
  • gangrene of certain specified sites - see Alphabetical Index
  • gas gangrene (A48.0)
  • pyoderma gangrenosum (L88)
Excludes2
  • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Gangrene, not elsewhere classified”

  • Acrosphacelus - I96
  • Gangrene, gangrenous(connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - I96See also Necrosis
    • abdomen(wall) - I96
    • auricle - I96
    • cutaneous, spreading - I96
    • extremity(lower) (upper) - I96
    • limb(lower) (upper) - I96
    • perineum - I96
    • spine - I96
    • spreading cutaneous - I96
    • umbilicus - I96
  • Necrosis, necrotic(ischemic)See also Gangrene
    • skin or subcutaneous tissue NEC - I96
  • Noma(gangrenous) (hospital) (infective) - A69.0
    • auricle - I96
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