2020 ICD-10-CM Codes for Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia (K56)

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.

  • congenital stricture or stenosis of intestine Q41 Q42
  • cystic fibrosis with meconium ileus E84.11
  • ischemic stricture of intestine K55.1
  • meconium ileus NOS P76.0
  • neonatal intestinal obstructions classifiable to P76
  • obstruction of duodenum K31.5
  • postprocedural intestinal obstruction K91.3
  • stenosis of anus or rectum K62.4
    • ICD-10 Index

      • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)

        • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)

            • Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia (K56)
            • K56 - Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.0 - Paralytic ileus BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.1 - Intussusception BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.2 - Volvulus BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.3 - Gallstone ileus BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.4 - Other impaction of intestine NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.41 - Fecal impaction BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.49 - Other impaction of intestine BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.5 - Intestinal adhesions with obstruction (postinfection) NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.50 - Intestnl adhesions, unsp as to partial versus complete obst BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.51 - Intestinal adhesions [bands], with partial obstruction BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.52 - Intestinal adhesions [bands] with complete obstruction BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.6 - Other and unspecified intestinal obstruction NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.60 - Unspecified intestinal obstruction NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.600 - Partial intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to cause BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.601 - Complete intestinal obstruction, unspecified as to cause BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.609 - Unsp intestnl obst, unsp as to partial versus complete obst BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.69 - Other intestinal obstruction NON-BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.690 - Other partial intestinal obstruction BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.691 - Other complete intestinal obstruction BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.699 - Other intestnl obst unsp as to partial versus complete obst BILLABLE CODE
            • K56.7 - Ileus, unspecified BILLABLE CODE