ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K74.60

Unspecified cirrhosis of liver

Diagnosis Code K74.60

ICD-10: K74.60
Short Description: Unspecified cirrhosis of liver
Long Description: Unspecified cirrhosis of liver
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K74.60

Valid for Submission
The code K74.60 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of liver (K70-K77)
      • Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver (K74)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K74.60 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 432 - CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH MCC
  • 433 - CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH CC
  • 434 - CIRRHOSIS AND ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Acquired portal-systemic shunt
  • Acquired portal-systemic shunt due to cirrhosis
  • Advanced cirrhosis
  • Chronic hepatitis C
  • Cirrhosis - non-alcoholic
  • Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease
  • Cirrhosis of liver
  • Cirrhosis of liver due to chronic hepatitis C
  • Cirrhosis of liver due to hepatitis B
  • Disorder of manganese metabolism
  • Esophageal varices
  • Esophageal varices in cirrhosis of the liver
  • Hypermanganesemia with dystonia, polycythemia, and cirrhosis
  • Hypoxia-associated cirrhosis
  • Infectious cirrhosis
  • Latent cirrhosis
  • Portal systemic vascular shunt disorder
  • Viral hepatitis type C

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K74.60 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Cirrhosis

Also called: Hepatic fibrosis

Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. Scar tissue forms because of injury or long-term disease. Scar tissue cannot do what healthy liver tissue does - make protein, help fight infections, clean the blood, help digest food and store energy. Cirrhosis can lead to

  • Easy bruising or bleeding, or nosebleeds
  • Swelling of the abdomen or legs
  • Extra sensitivity to medicines
  • High blood pressure in the vein entering the liver
  • Enlarged veins called varices in the esophagus and stomach. Varices can bleed suddenly.
  • Kidney failure
  • Jaundice
  • Severe itching
  • Gallstones

A small number of people with cirrhosis get liver cancer.

Your doctor will diagnose cirrhosis with blood tests, imaging tests, or a biopsy.

Cirrhosis has many causes. In the United States, the most common causes are chronic alcoholism and hepatitis. Nothing will make the scar tissue disappear, but treating the cause can keep it from getting worse. If too much scar tissue forms, you may need to consider a liver transplant.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Abdominal tap
  • Ascites
  • Cirrhosis
  • Cirrhosis - discharge
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS)


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