ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K52.21

Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome

Diagnosis Code K52.21

ICD-10: K52.21
Short Description: Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
Long Description: Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K52.21

Valid for Submission
The code K52.21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Noninfective enteritis and colitis (K50-K52)
      • Other and unsp noninfective gastroenteritis and colitis (K52)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K52.21 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 391 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 392 - ESOPHAGITIS, GASTROENTERITIS AND MISCELLANEOUS DIGESTIVE DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

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Synonyms
  • Dietetic enterocolitis
  • Dietetic jejunitis
  • Jejunitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K52.21 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


    Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
    The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

    This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
    • K52.2 - Allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis


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