ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K52.89

Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis

Diagnosis Code K52.89

ICD-10: K52.89
Short Description: Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis
Long Description: Other specified noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K52.89

Valid for Submission
The code K52.89 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Deleted Code
This code was deleted in the 2019 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2018. This code was replaced for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019).

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Noninfective enteritis and colitis (K50-K52)
      • Other and unsp noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis (K52)

Version 2019 Replaced Code Billable Code

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K52.89 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


Convert to ICD-9
  • 558.9 - Noninf gastroenterit NEC (Approximate Flag)
  • 787.91 - Diarrhea (Approximate Flag)

  • Behcet's colitis
  • Chronic inflammatory small bowel disease
  • Chronic proliferative enteritis
  • Colitis cystica
  • Colitis cystica profunda
  • Congenital secretory diarrhea
  • Congenital secretory diarrhea, sodium type
  • Cutaneous photosensitivity and lethal colitis syndrome
  • Diabetes mellitus associated with genetic syndrome
  • Enteritis of small intestine caused by foreign body
  • Enteritis of small intestine due to trauma
  • Enterotyphlitis
  • Fibrinous enteritis
  • Foreign body in small intestine
  • Granulomatous enteritis, non-Crohn's disease
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus secretory diarrhea syndrome
  • Neutropaenic enterocolitis
  • Neutropenic colitis
  • Non-Crohn's granulomatous colitis
  • Noninfectious colitis
  • Noninfectious gastroenteritis
  • Noninfectious gastroenteritis associated with AIDS
  • Phlegmonous colitis
  • Postprandial diarrhea
  • Secretory diarrhea
  • Stercoral colitis
  • Typhlitis
  • Typhlitis
  • Typhlocolitis
  • Uremic colitis

Index to Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K52.89 in the Index to Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Digestive Diseases

Also called: Gastrointestinal diseases

When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion.

Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth to your anus and includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also involved. They produce juices to help digestion.

There are many types of digestive disorders. The symptoms vary widely depending on the problem. In general, you should see your doctor if you have

  • Blood in your stool
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Heartburn not relieved by antacids

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Digestive diseases (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • EGD discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fecal fat (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gastrointestinal fistula (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Gastrointestinal perforation (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Stools - floating (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Upper GI and small bowel series (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • 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.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • 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
The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement.

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