ICD-10 Diagnosis Code K56.41


Fecal impaction

Diagnosis Code K56.41

ICD-10: K56.41
Short Description: Fecal impaction
Long Description: Fecal impaction
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code K56.41

Valid for Submission
The code K56.41 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (K00–K93)
    • Other diseases of intestines (K55-K64)
      • Paralytic ileus and intestinal obstruction without hernia (K56)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code K56.41 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 388 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH MCC
  • 389 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITH CC
  • 390 - G.I. OBSTRUCTION WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Bolus obstruction of intestine
  • Fecal impaction
  • Fecal impaction of colon
  • Impaction of colon
  • Impaction of intestine
  • Impaction of intestine
  • Inspissated stool syndrome
  • Intestinal luminal obstruction

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code K56.41 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Intestinal Obstruction

Also called: Bowel obstruction, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus

An intestinal obstruction occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial. There are many causes. The most common are adhesions, hernias, cancers, and certain medicines.

Symptoms include

  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loud bowel sounds
  • Swelling of the abdomen
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Constipation

A complete intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency. It often requires surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Intestinal obstruction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intestinal obstruction repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intestinal or bowel obstruction - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intussusception - children (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Small bowel resection (Medical Encyclopedia)


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