ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K59.31

Toxic megacolon

Diagnosis Code K59.31

ICD-10: K59.31
Short Description: Toxic megacolon
Long Description: Toxic megacolon
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K59.31

Valid for Submission
The code K59.31 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
K59.31 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Other functional intestinal disorders (K59)

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