Valid for Submission
K52.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis. The code K52.81 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code K52.81 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like eosinophilic enteritis, eosinophilic gastritis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with collagen vascular disease, eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with food sensitivity , eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with predominant mucosal disease, etc.
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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code K52.81:
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
- Eosinophilic enteritis
Type 2 ExcludesType 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.
- eosinophilic esophagitis K20.0
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 K52.81 are found in the index:
- - Enteritis (acute) (diarrheal) (hemorrhagic) (noninfective) - K52.9
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Eosinophilic enteritis
- Eosinophilic gastritis
- Eosinophilic gastroenteritis
- Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with collagen vascular disease
- Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with food sensitivity
- Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with predominant mucosal disease
- Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with predominant muscle layer disease
- Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy with predominant subserosal disease
- Gastric hemorrhage due to eosinophilic gastritis
- Ulcer of stomach due to eosinophilic gastritis
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|391||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC||06||1.2444|
|392||ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC||06||0.7644|
Convert K52.81 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K52.81 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.
Information for Patients
Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell. They help fight off infections and play a role in your body's immune response. They can also build up and cause inflammation.
Normally your blood doesn't have a large number of eosinophils. Your body may produce more of them in response to
- Allergic disorders
- Skin conditions
- Parasitic and fungal infections
- Autoimmune diseases
- Some cancers
- Bone marrow disorders
In some conditions, the eosinophils can move outside the bloodstream and build up in organs and tissues. This can happen in many different parts of the body, including the esophagus, heart, lungs, blood, and intestines. Treatment of eosinophilic disorders can vary, depending on the cause and which part of the body is affected. Steroids are often part of the treatment.
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