AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2012 Issue 4; Ask the Editor - ICD-10-CM/PCS

Crohn's Disease with Rectal Abscess

In ICD-10-CM codes K50.014, K50.114, K50.814 and K50.914 are used to identify Crohn’s disease with intestinal abscess. When a patient presents with Crohn’s disease of the small intestine with a rectal abscess, would it be appropriate to assign an additional code for the rectal abscess?  ...

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