ICD-10-CM Code K28.0

Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

K28.0 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code K28.0 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage and obstruction, acute gastric ulcer with obstruction, acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage, acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage and obstruction, acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage but without obstruction, acute gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction, etc

ICD-10:K28.0
Short Description:Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage
Long Description:Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage

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 K28.0 are found in the index:


Synonyms

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

  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage
  • Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage but without obstruction
  • Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer with hemorrhage but without obstruction

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code K28.0 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.

  • 377 - G.I. HEMORRHAGE WITH MCC
  • 378 - G.I. HEMORRHAGE WITH CC
  • 379 - G.I. HEMORRHAGE WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert K28.0 to ICD-9

  • 534.00 - Ac marginal ulcer w hem (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20-K31)
      • Gastrojejunal ulcer (K28)

Code History

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

Information for Patients


Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Your digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine or colon, rectum, and anus. Bleeding can come from any of these areas. The amount of bleeding can be so small that only a lab test can find it.

Signs of bleeding in the digestive tract depend where it is and how much bleeding there is.

Signs of bleeding in the upper digestive tract include

  • Bright red blood in vomit
  • Vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Black or tarry stool
  • Dark blood mixed with stool

Signs of bleeding in the lower digestive tract include

  • Black or tarry stool
  • Dark blood mixed with stool
  • Stool mixed or coated with bright red blood

GI bleeding is not a disease, but a symptom of a disease. There are many possible causes of GI bleeding, including hemorrhoids, peptic ulcers, tears or inflammation in the esophagus, diverticulosis and diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, colonic polyps, or cancer in the colon, stomach or esophagus.

The test used most often to look for the cause of GI bleeding is called endoscopy. It uses a flexible instrument inserted through the mouth or rectum to view the inside of the GI tract. A type of endoscopy called colonoscopy looks at the large intestine.

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Peptic Ulcer

A peptic ulcer is a sore in the lining of your stomach or your duodenum, the first part of your small intestine. A burning stomach pain is the most common symptom. The pain

  • Starts between meals or during the night
  • Briefly stops if you eat or take antacids
  • Lasts for minutes to hours
  • Comes and goes for several days or weeks

Peptic ulcers happen when the acids that help you digest food damage the walls of the stomach or duodenum. The most common cause is infection with a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori. Another cause is the long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs) such as aspirin and ibuprofen. Stress and spicy foods do not cause ulcers, but can make them worse.

To see if you have an H. pylori infection, your doctor will test your blood, breath, or stool. Your doctor also may look inside your stomach and duodenum by doing an endoscopy or x-ray.

Peptic ulcers will get worse if not treated. Treatment may include medicines to reduce stomach acids or antibiotics to kill H. pylori. Antacids and milk can't heal peptic ulcers. Not smoking and avoiding alcohol can help. You may need surgery if your ulcers don't heal.

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