ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K59

Other functional intestinal disorders

Diagnosis Code K59

ICD-10: K59
Short Description: Other functional intestinal disorders
Long Description: Other functional intestinal disorders
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K59

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Other functional intestinal disorders (K59)

Information for Medical Professionals

Information for Patients

Digestive Diseases

Also called: Gastrointestinal diseases

When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion.

Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth to your anus and includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also involved. They produce juices to help digestion.

There are many types of digestive disorders. The symptoms vary widely depending on the problem. In general, you should see your doctor if you have

  • Blood in your stool
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Heartburn not relieved by antacids

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Digestive diseases
  • EGD discharge
  • Fecal fat
  • Gastrointestinal fistula
  • Gastrointestinal perforation
  • Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Stools - floating
  • Upper GI and small bowel series

[Read More]
Previous Code
Previous Code K58.9
Next Code
K59.0 Next Code