Valid for Submission
K56.51 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of intestinal adhesions [bands], with partial obstruction. The code K56.51 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
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 K56.51:
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.
- Intestinal adhesions with incomplete obstruction
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 K56.51 are found in the index:
- - Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) - K66.0
- - with intestinal obstruction - K56.50
- - intestine - See Also: Adhesions, peritoneum;
- - peritoneum, peritoneal (postinfective) - K66.0
- - Band (s)
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
K5651 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):
Convert K56.51 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code K56.51 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.