Chapter XI

Diseases of the digestive system

Excludes: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period ( P00-P96 )
certain infectious and parasitic diseases ( A00-B99 )
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium ( O00-O99 )
congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities ( Q00-Q99 )
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases ( E00-E90 )
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes ( S00-T98 )
neoplasms ( C00-D48 )
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified ( R00-R99 )

This chapter contains the following blocks:
K00-K14 Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands and jaws
K20-K31 Diseases of oesophagus, stomach and duodenum
K35-K38 Diseases of appendix
K40-K46 Hernia
K50-K52 Noninfective enteritis and colitis
K55-K63 Other diseases of intestines
K65-K67 Diseases of peritoneum
K70-K77 Diseases of liver
K80-K87 Disorders of gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas
K90-K93 Other diseases of the digestive system

Asterisk categories for this chapter are provided as follows:
K23* Disorders of oesophagus in diseases classified elsewhere
K67* Disorders of peritoneum in infectious diseases classified elsewhere
K77* Liver disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
K87* Disorders of gallbladder, biliary tract and pancreas in diseases classified elsewhere
K93* Disorders of other digestive organs in diseases classified elsewhere