ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K04.0


Diagnosis Code K04.0

ICD-10: K04.0
Short Description: Pulpitis
Long Description: Pulpitis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K04.0

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Diseases of pulp and periapical tissues (K04)

Information for Medical Professionals

  • Acute pulpitis
  • Asymptomatic irreversible pulpitis
  • Asymptomatic reversible pulpitis
  • Chronic hyperplastic pulpitis
  • Chronic pulpitis
  • Chronic ulcerative pulpitis
  • Dental abscess
  • Irreversible pulpitis
  • Pulpal abscess
  • Pulpitis
  • Reversible pulpitis
  • Suppurative inflammation of oral soft tissue
  • Suppurative pulpitis
  • Symptomatic irreversible pulpitis
  • Symptomatic reversible pulpitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K04.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This codes was replaced for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code was replaced in the 2017 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • K04.01 - Reversible pulpitis
  • K04.02 - Irreversible pulpitis

Information for Patients

Tooth Disorders

Your teeth are made of a hard, bonelike material. Inside the tooth are nerves and blood vessels. You need your teeth for many activities you may take for granted. These include eating, speaking and even smiling. But tooth disorders are nothing to smile about. They include problems such as cavities (also known as tooth decay), infections, and injuries.

The most familiar symptom of a tooth problem is a toothache. Others include worn-down or loose teeth. It's important that you see a dentist if you have any problems with your teeth. Fortunately, you can prevent many tooth disorders by taking care of your teeth and keeping them clean.

  • Amelogenesis imperfecta
  • Broken or knocked out tooth
  • Bruxism
  • Dental crowns
  • Impacted tooth
  • Root canal
  • Tooth - abnormal colors
  • Tooth abscess
  • Toothaches

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