ICD-10 Code K56.699

Other intestnl obst unsp as to partial versus complete obst

Diagnosis Code K56.699

ICD-10: K56.699
Short Description: Other intestnl obst unsp as to partial versus complete obst
Long Description: Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction
Version 2019 of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K56.699

Valid for Submission
The code K56.699 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia (K56)
Version 2019 Billable Code

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K56.699 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 388 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH MCC
  • 389 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH CC
  • 390 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9
  • 560.89 - Intestinal obstruct NEC (Approximate Flag)

Synonyms
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Arteriomesenteric compression of duodenojejunal flexure
  • Bolus obstruction of intestine
  • Chronic gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Chronic gastrojejunal ulcer without hemorrhage AND without perforation but with obstruction
  • Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Closed-loop obstruction of intestinal tract
  • Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis
  • Distal intestinal obstruction syndrome
  • Dynamic ileus
  • Enterolith
  • Enterolith of small intestine
  • Food bolus obstruction of intestine
  • Gastrointestinal stenosis
  • Gastrojejunal ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Impaction of intestine
  • Intestinal obstruction co-occurrent and due to decreased peristalsis
  • Mechanical ileus
  • Mural thickening of intestine causing obstruction
  • Obstructive ileus of small intestine with impaction
  • Obturation obstruction of intestine
  • Post-radiation stricture of intestine
  • Pseudo-obstruction of colon
  • Pseudo-obstruction of gastrointestinal tract
  • Recurrent intestinal obstruction
  • Secondary chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Secondary intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Stenosis large intestine
  • Stenosis of colon
  • Stenosis of ileum
  • Stenosis of jejunum
  • Stricture of jejunum
  • Subacute intestinal obstruction

Index to Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K56.699 in the Index to Diseases and Injuries:

  • - Enterostenosis - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
  • - Stricture - See Also: Stenosis;
    • - ileum - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
    • - jejunum - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699
    • - rectosigmoid - See Also: Obstruction, intestine, specified NEC; - K56.699

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K56.699 in the Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries:

  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Other intestinal obstruction, NEC

Replacement Code
This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • K56.69 - Other intestinal obstruction


ICD-10 Footnotes

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Index of Diseases and Injuries Definitions

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