ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K22.10

Ulcer of esophagus without bleeding

Diagnosis Code K22.10

ICD-10: K22.10
Short Description: Ulcer of esophagus without bleeding
Long Description: Ulcer of esophagus without bleeding
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K22.10

Valid for Submission
The code K22.10 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Diseases of esophagus, stomach and duodenum (K20-K31)
      • Other diseases of esophagus (K22)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K22.10 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 530.20 - Ulc esophagus w/o bleed

  • Bacterial ulcer of esophagus
  • Barrett's ulcer of esophagus
  • Eosinophilic ulcer of esophagus
  • Erosive esophagitis
  • Esophageal erosions
  • Esophageal ulcer caused by aspirin
  • Fungal ulcer of esophagus
  • Infective ulcer of esophagus
  • Non-reflux ulcer of esophagus
  • Peptic ulcer of esophagus
  • Protozoal ulcer of esophagus
  • Radiation ulcer of esophagus
  • Stress ulceration of esophagus
  • Ulcer of esophagus
  • Ulcer of esophagus caused by ingestion of aspirin
  • Ulcer of esophagus caused by ingestion of chemical
  • Ulcer of esophagus due to ingestion of medicines
  • Ulcer of esophagus due to ingestion of medicines
  • Ulcerative esophagitis
  • Ulcerative esophagitis
  • Viral ulcer of esophagus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K22.10 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Esophagus Disorders

The esophagus is the muscular tube that carries food, and liquids from your mouth to the stomach. You may not be aware of your esophagus until you swallow something too large, too hot, or too cold. You may also notice it when something is wrong. You may feel pain or have trouble swallowing.

The most common problem with the esophagus is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). With GERD, 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. Over time, GERD can cause damage to the esophagus.

Other problems include heartburn, cancer, and esophagitis. Doctors may use various tests to make a diagnosis. These include imaging tests, an upper endoscopy, and a biopsy.

Treatment depends on the problem. Some problems get better with over-the-counter medicines or changes in diet. Others may need prescription medicines or surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Achalasia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Barrett esophagus (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bleeding esophageal varices (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Diet and eating after esophagectomy (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • EGD discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophageal atresia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophageal manometry (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophageal perforation (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophageal spasm (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophageal stricture - benign (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophagitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Esophagitis - infectious (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Lower esophageal ring (Schatzki) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Mallory-Weiss tear (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Swallowing problems (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Upper GI and small bowel series (Medical Encyclopedia)

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