ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K14.8

Other diseases of tongue

Diagnosis Code K14.8

ICD-10: K14.8
Short Description: Other diseases of tongue
Long Description: Other diseases of tongue
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K14.8

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The code K14.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Diseases of tongue (K14)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 529.8 - Tongue disorder NEC

  • Acquired anomaly of tongue
  • Acquired macroglossia
  • Anterior tongue thrust
  • Atrophy of tongue
  • Bilateral paralysis of tongue
  • Biting of oral mucosa
  • Bleeding from mouth
  • Cellulitis of floor of mouth
  • Cellulitis of oral soft tissues
  • Crenated tongue
  • Cyst of tongue
  • Denervation atrophy of muscle
  • Denervation atrophy of tongue
  • Dermatosis of tongue
  • Dislocation of tongue
  • Dry tongue
  • Elevation of tongue
  • Enlargement of root of tongue
  • Enlargement of tongue
  • Furred tongue
  • Glossocele
  • Glossoptosis
  • Hematoma of oral cavity
  • Hematoma of tongue
  • Hyperactive tongue
  • Hypoesthesia of tongue
  • Lateral tongue thrust
  • Ludwig's angina
  • Macroglossia due to amyloidosis
  • Mouth polyp
  • Numbness of tongue
  • On examination - furred tongue
  • On examination - macroglossia
  • Overgrowth of filiform papillae
  • Paralysis of tongue
  • Paresthesia of tongue
  • Polyp of tongue
  • Posterior tongue thrust
  • Raspberry tongue
  • Retraction of tongue
  • Sublingual keratosis
  • Tongue biting
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Tongue thrusting
  • Unilateral paralysis of tongue
  • Vascular tongue
  • Woody tongue

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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