2021 ICD-10-CM Code K52.21

Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome

Version 2021
Billable Code
MS-DRG Mapping

Valid for Submission

K52.21 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome. The code K52.21 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 K52.21 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like dietetic enterocolitis, dietetic jejunitis, food protein-induced colitis in infant, food protein-induced proctitis in infant, food-protein induced enterocolitis syndrome , jejunitis, etc.

ICD-10:K52.21
Short Description:Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
Long Description:Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome

Code Classification

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code K52.21:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
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Use Additional Code

Use Additional Code
The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

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 K52.21 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:

Replacement Code

K5221 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert K52.21 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K52.21 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

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