2021 ICD-10-CM Code K55.022

Diffuse acute infarction of small intestine

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

K55.022 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of diffuse acute infarction of small intestine. The code K55.022 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:K55.022
Short Description:Diffuse acute infarction of small intestine
Long Description:Diffuse acute infarction of small intestine

Code Classification

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 K55.022 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

K55022 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert K55.022 to ICD-9 Code

The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K55.022 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