2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DBQ4ZX

Excision of Anus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

0DBQ4ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of excision of anus, percutaneous endoscopic approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0DBQ4ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the gastrointestinal system body system, classified under the excision operation. The applicable bodypart is anus.

Short Description:Excision of Anus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagn
Long Description:Excision of Anus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagnostic

Replaced Code

0DBQ4ZX was replaced in the 2021 ICD-10-PCS code set with the code(s):

  • 0DDQ4ZX - Extraction of Anus, Percutaneous Endoscopic Approach, Diagn

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System D Gastrointestinal System
3 Operation B Excision

Cutting out or off, without replacement, a portion of a body part

The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify excision procedures that are biopsies


  • Partial nephrectomy, liver biopsy

4 BodyPart Q Anus


  • Anal orifice

5 Approach 4 Percutaneous Endoscopic

Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach and visualize the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier X Diagnostic

Convert 0DBQ4ZX to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.