2022 ICD-10-CM Code K59.81

Ogilvie syndrome

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:K59.81
Short Description:Ogilvie syndrome
Long Description:Ogilvie syndrome

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Other functional intestinal disorders (K59)

K59.81 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of ogilvie syndrome. The code K59.81 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code K59.81 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, primary chronic pseudo-obstruction of colon, primary chronic pseudo-obstruction of gastrointestinal tract, primary chronic pseudo-obstruction of large intestine or pseudo-obstruction of colon.

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 K59.81:


Inclusion Terms

Inclusion 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.

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 K59.81 are found in the index:

Approximate Synonyms

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

Clinical Information

Replacement Code

K5981 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021