2021 ICD-10-CM Code K14.2

Median rhomboid glossitis

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

K14.2 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of median rhomboid glossitis. The code K14.2 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code K14.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like persistent tuberculum impar.

ICD-10:K14.2
Short Description:Median rhomboid glossitis
Long Description:Median rhomboid glossitis

Code Classification

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code K14.2 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Convert K14.2 to ICD-9 Code

Information for Patients


Tongue Disorders

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)