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What ICD-10 Codes are Used for Parotiditis
Here’s a list of the ICD-10 codes for parotiditis, parotitis, or sialoadenitis that practitioners can use for coding, billing, documentation, and more:
- K11.20: Sialoadenitis, unspecified
- K11.21: Acute sialoadenitis
- K11.22: Acute recurrent sialoadenitis
- K11.23: Chronic sialoadenitis
Which Parotiditis ICD codes are Billable?
All of the parotiditis ICD codes mentioned above are billable.
- Parotiditis or parotitis is when one or more of the salivary glands are infected and are swollen.
- There are multiple causes for parotiditis. Common ones are bacteria and viruses like Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, mumps, HIV, and herpes. However, if one is diagnosed with the following conditions, they have a high risk of developing parotiditis: HIV, AIDS, Sjogre’s syndrome, xerostomia, diabetes, and bulimia.
- Symptoms of parotiditis include dry mouth, high fever, trouble breathing/swallowing, constant foul taste in mouth, pain in face/mouth, and swelling in the face/neck/jaw. Do note that the mentioned symptoms may also be symptoms of another condition.
- To diagnose parotiditis, the patient will be examined and undergo imaging tests like ultrasound, MRI, and CT. It’s also possible that the practitioner will collect tissue from the salivary glands via a biopsy.
- Treatments include antibiotics, pain relief medicine, and home treatments such as drinking water with lemon and applying a warm compress to the gland.
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