K55.069 - Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified

Version 2023
ICD-10:K55.069
Short Description:Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified
Long Description:Acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Vascular disorders of intestine (K55)

K55.069 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of acute infarction of intestine, part and extent unspecified. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like K55.069 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

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 this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

Replacement Code

K55069 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
K55.069557.0 - Ac vasc insuff intestine
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Code History