ICD-10 Diagnosis 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
This is the 2019 version 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)

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)


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

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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 is a new and revised code for the FY 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019).

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

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