Ileostomy

"Ileostomy" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "ileostomy"

  • Ileostomy
    • attention to - Z43.2 Encounter for attention to ileostomy
    • malfunctioning - K94.13 Enterostomy malfunction
    • status - Z93.2 Ileostomy status
      • with complication - See: Complications, enterostomy;

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Ileostomy: Surgical creation of an external opening into the ILEUM for fecal diversion or drainage. This replacement for the RECTUM is usually created in patients with severe INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Loop (continent) or tube (incontinent) procedures are most often employed.