2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 562
Diverticula of intestine
- A condition marked by small sacs or pouches (diverticula) in the walls of an organ such as the stomach or colon. These sacs can become inflamed and cause a condition called diverticulitis, which may be a risk factor for certain types of cancer.
- There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 562 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
- You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 562.
- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 562: 2010 2011 2012 2013.