Icd 10 code for esophageal reflux


Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis. 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code. K21.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM K21.9 became effective on October 1, 2021.

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What is the ICD 10 code for reflux without esophagitis?

K22 ICD-10-CM Code for Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis K21.9 ICD-10 code K21.9 for Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range – Diseases of the digestive system. Subscribe to Codify and get the code details in a flash.

What is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) happens when a muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it. You may feel a burning in the chest or throat called heartburn.

What is the pathophysiology of esophageal reflux?

A disorder characterized by reflux of the gastric and/or duodenal contents into the distal esophagus. It is chronic in nature and usually caused by incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter, and may result in injury to the esophageal mucosal.

Can reflux cause heartburn and esophagitis?

Occasional reflux causes heartburn, but chronic reflux leads to reflux esophagitis, GERD, and sometimes Barrett esophagus. Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together.

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