Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 576.2
Obstruction of bile duct
  • ICD-9-CM 576.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 576.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Bile duct stricture
  • Extrahepatic obstructive biliary disease
  • Stricture of bile duct
576.2 Excludes
Applies To
  • Occlusion of bile duct, except cystic duct, without mention of calculus
  • Stenosis of bile duct, except cystic duct, without mention of calculus
  • Stricture of bile duct, except cystic duct, without mention of calculus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 576.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K83.1 Obstruction of bile duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 576.2:
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • bile, biliary duct (common) or passage 751.61
      • acquired (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
  • Mirizzi's syndrome (hepatic duct stenosis) (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • ampulla of Vater 576.2
      • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
    • bile duct or passage (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • common duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • hepatic 573.8
      • duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
  • Occlusion
    • bile duct (any) (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • ampulla of Vater 576.2
      • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
    • bile duct or biliary passage (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • common bile duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • hepatic duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • papilla of Vater 576.2
      • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
    • sphincter of Oddi (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • ampulla of Vater 576.2
      • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
    • bile duct or passage (any) (postoperative) (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • common bile duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • hepatic duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Mirizzi's (hepatic duct stenosis) 576.2
      • with calculus, cholelithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
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