ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K14.1

Geographic tongue

Diagnosis Code K14.1

ICD-10: K14.1
Short Description: Geographic tongue
Long Description: Geographic tongue
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K14.1

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

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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