Diagnosis Code K62.1
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code K62.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)
- OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH MCC 393
- OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC 394
- OTHER DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC 395
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 569.0 - Anal & rectal polyp (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Anal and rectal polyp
- Anal polyp
- Benign neoplasm of rectum
- Rectal polyp
- Rectal polyp
- Rectal skin tag
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K62.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Type 1 Excludes Notes: Type 1 Excludes Notes
A type 1 Excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means “NOT CODED HERE!” An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- adenomatous polyp (D12.8)
Information for Patients
The rectum is the lower part of your large intestine where your body stores stool. Problems with rectum are common. They include hemorrhoids, abscesses, incontinence and cancer.
Many people are embarrassed to talk about rectal troubles. But seeing your doctor about problems in this area is important. This is especially true if you have pain or bleeding. Treatments vary depending on the particular problem.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Anorectal abscess
- Digital rectal exam
- Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
- Rectal biopsy
- Rectal prolapse
- Rectal prolapse repair