ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K55.3

Necrotizing enterocolitis

Diagnosis Code K55.3

ICD-10: K55.3
Short Description: Necrotizing enterocolitis
Long Description: Necrotizing enterocolitis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K55.3

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Vascular disorders of intestine (K55)

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