ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K14

Diseases of tongue

Diagnosis Code K14

ICD-10: K14
Short Description: Diseases of tongue
Long Description: Diseases of tongue
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K14

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Diseases of tongue (K14)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K14 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Changes in color or texture
  • Abnormal movement or difficulty moving the tongue
  • Taste problems

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.

  • Geographic tongue
  • Glossitis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Macroglossia
  • Tongue biopsy
  • Tongue problems
  • Tongue tie

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