Diagnosis Code

K92.1 MELENA


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: K92.1

Short Description: Melena

Long Description: Melena

The code K92.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
      • Other diseases of digestive system (K92)
        • K92.1 Melena

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


Synonyms

  • Blood clots in stool
  • Blood in feces symptom
  • Blood-tinged feces
  • C/O - melena
  • Digestive symptom
  • Hematochezia
  • Melena
  • Melena - O/E of feces
  • Melena due to gastrointestinal hemorrhage

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code K92.1 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage With Mcc (377)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage With Cc (378)
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Without Cc/mcc (379)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code K92.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • occult blood in feces (@R19.5*)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
K92.1 Right Arrow 578.1 Blood in stool

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
K92 Other diseases of digestive system
K92.0 Hematemesis
K92.2 Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, unspecified
K92.8 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.81 Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative)
K92.89 Other specified diseases of the digestive system
K92.9 Disease of digestive system, unspecified


This page was last updated on: 10/1/2020