Peridiverticulitis (intestine)

"Peridiverticulitis (intestine)" 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 "peridiverticulitis (intestine)"

  • Peridiverticulitis (intestine) - K57.92 Diverticulitis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding
    • cecum - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, large;
    • colon - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, large;
    • duodenum - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, small;
    • intestine - See: Diverticulitis, intestine;
    • jejunum - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, small;
    • rectosigmoid - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, large;
    • rectum - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, large;
    • sigmoid - See: Diverticulitis, intestine, large;

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Cecum: The blind sac or outpouching area of the LARGE INTESTINE that is below the entrance of the SMALL INTESTINE. It has a worm-like extension, the vermiform APPENDIX.

Colon: The segment of LARGE INTESTINE between the CECUM and the RECTUM. It includes the ASCENDING COLON; the TRANSVERSE COLON; the DESCENDING COLON; and the SIGMOID COLON.

Duodenum: The shortest and widest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE adjacent to the PYLORUS of the STOMACH. It is named for having the length equal to about the width of 12 fingers.

Intestines: The section of the alimentary canal from the STOMACH to the ANAL CANAL. It includes the LARGE INTESTINE and SMALL INTESTINE.

Jejunum: The middle portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between DUODENUM and ILEUM. It represents about 2/5 of the remaining portion of the small intestine below duodenum.

Rectum: The distal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, between the SIGMOID COLON and the ANAL CANAL.