ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K13.70

Unspecified lesions of oral mucosa

Diagnosis Code K13.70

ICD-10: K13.70
Short Description: Unspecified lesions of oral mucosa
Long Description: Unspecified lesions of oral mucosa
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K13.70

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Other diseases of lip and oral mucosa (K13)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Disorder of mouth
  • Disorder of oral mucous membrane
  • Drug-induced oral condition
  • Fixed drug reaction affecting oral mucous membranes
  • Infectious disease of oral mucosa
  • Iron pigmentation of oral mucosa
  • On examination - mouth rash
  • Oral cavity problem
  • Oral cavity, dental and salivary gland disorder
  • Oral lesion
  • Oral lesions in Reiter's syndrome
  • Skin and mucous membrane disorder of mouth, lips and tongue
  • Swelling of oral cavity structure

Information for Patients

Mouth Disorders

Your mouth is one of the most important parts of your body. Any problem that affects your mouth can make it hard to eat, drink or even smile.

Some common mouth problems include

  • Cold sores - painful sores on the lips and around the mouth, caused by a virus
  • Canker sores - painful sores in the mouth, caused by bacteria or viruses
  • Thrush - a yeast infection that causes white patches in your mouth
  • Leukoplakia - white patches of excess cell growth on the cheeks, gums or tongue, common in smokers
  • Dry mouth - a lack of enough saliva, caused by some medicines and certain diseases
  • Gum or tooth problems
  • Bad breath

Treatment for mouth disorders varies, depending on the problem. Keeping a clean mouth by brushing and flossing often is important.

  • Burning Mouth Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)
  • Drooling
  • Gum biopsy
  • Herpangina
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lichen planus
  • Mouth sores
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Mucous cyst
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Thrush

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