ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K55.029

Acute infarction of small intestine, extent unspecified

Diagnosis Code K55.029

ICD-10: K55.029
Short Description: Acute infarction of small intestine, extent unspecified
Long Description: Acute infarction of small intestine, extent unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K55.029

Valid for Submission
The code K55.029 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Vascular disorders of intestine (K55)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K55.029 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 393 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 394 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC
  • 395 - OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Anastomotic necrosis of small intestine
  • Duodenal anastomotic necrosis
  • Gastrointestinal anastomotic necrosis
  • Gastrointestinal anastomotic necrosis
  • Ileal gangrene
  • Intestinal gangrene
  • Jejunal gangrene
  • Mesenteric gangrene
  • Mesenteric infarction
  • Necrotic enteritis
  • Small intestinal gangrene
  • Small intestinal infarction

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • K55.0 - Acute vascular disorders of intestine


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