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K59.3 Megacolon, not elsewhere classified

Meta

MortBCode:
192
MortL4Code:
4-024
MortL3Code:
3-035
MortL2Code:
2-072
MortL1Code:
1-081

inclusion

Dilatation of colon
Toxic megacolon

coding-hint

Use additional external cause code (Chapter XX), if desired, to identify toxic agent.

exclusion

  • megacolon (in):
  • Chagas diseaseB57.3
  • megacolon (in):
  • congenital (aganglionic)Q43.1
  • megacolon (in):
  • Hirschsprung diseaseQ43.1