ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K14.0


Diagnosis Code K14.0

ICD-10: K14.0
Short Description: Glossitis
Long Description: Glossitis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K14.0

Valid for Submission
The code K14.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)
      • Diseases of tongue (K14)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abscess of tongue
  • Acute glossitis
  • Cellulitis of oral soft tissues
  • Cellulitis of tongue
  • Chronic glossitis
  • Folate deficiency glossitis
  • Glossitis
  • Glossitis caused by oil of cinnamon
  • Interstitial glossitis
  • Iron deficiency glossitis
  • Lingual myositis
  • On examination - glossitis
  • On examination - mouth ulcer present
  • On examination - ulcer on tongue
  • Riga-Fede disease
  • Transient lingual papillitis
  • Traumatic ulcer
  • Traumatic ulcer
  • Traumatic ulceration of tongue
  • Traumatic ulcerative granuloma of tongue with stromal eosinophilia
  • Ulcer on tongue
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency glossitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K14.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Tongue Disorders

Your tongue helps you taste, swallow, and chew. You also use it to speak. Your tongue is made up of many muscles. The upper surface contains your taste buds.

Problems with the tongue include

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Changes in color or texture
  • Abnormal movement or difficulty moving the tongue
  • Taste problems

These problems can have many different causes. Treatment depends on the underlying problem.

  • Geographic tongue (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Glossitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Leukoplakia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Macroglossia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tongue biopsy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tongue problems (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tongue tie (Medical Encyclopedia)

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