Diagnosis Code K28.3
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code K28.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)
- 380 - COMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER WITH MCC
- 381 - COMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER WITH CC
- 382 - COMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER WITHOUT CC/MCC
- 383 - UNCOMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER WITH MCC
- 384 - UNCOMPLICATED PEPTIC ULCER WITHOUT MCC
Convert to ICD-9
- 534.30 - Ac marginal ulcer NOS (Approximate Flag)
- Acute gastrojejunal ulcer
- Acute gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction
- Acute gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation
- Acute gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation but with obstruction
- Acute gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage, without perforation AND without obstruction
- Acute marginal gastrojejunal ulcer
- Gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation
- Gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation but with obstruction
- Gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage, without perforation AND without obstruction
Index to Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K28.3 in the Index to Diseases and Injuries:
- - Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
Information for Patients
Also called: Duodenal ulcer, Gastric ulcer, Stomach ulcer, 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.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Culture - duodenal tissue (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Peptic ulcer (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Stomach acid test (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Tests for H. pylori (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
General Equivalence Map Definitions
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- 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.
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- Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.
Present on Admission
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