Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified (K73)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • alcoholic hepatitis chronic K70.1
  • drug-induced hepatitis chronic K71
  • granulomatous hepatitis chronic NEC K75.3
  • reactive, nonspecific hepatitis chronic K75.2
  • viral hepatitis chronic B15 B19