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Ascites

Definition: Abnormal accumulation of free fluid within the peritoneal cavity.

Pronunciation: ah-si´tēz

Body System: Digestive

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: ascites

CodeDescription
K70.10 Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites
K70.11 Alcoholic hepatitis with ascites
K70.30 Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver without ascites
K70.31 Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver with ascites
K71.50 Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis without ascites
K71.51 Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis with ascites
R18.0 Malignant ascites
R18.8 Other ascites
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